Upstream information

CVE-2017-5969 at MITRE

Description

** DISPUTED ** libxml2 2.9.4, when used in recover mode, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via a crafted XML document. NOTE: The maintainer states "I would disagree of a CVE with the Recover parsing option which should only be used for manual recovery at least for XML parser."

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 2.6 2.6
Vector AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity High High
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.7
Vector AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1024989 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1049467 [RESOLVED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
Openstack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7
  • libxml2 >= 2.9.4-42.1
  • libxml2-2 >= 2.9.4-42.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Magnum-Orchestration-7-2017-1036
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
  • libxml2 >= 2.9.4-42.1
  • libxml2-2 >= 2.9.4-42.1
  • libxml2-2-32bit >= 2.9.4-42.1
  • libxml2-tools >= 2.9.4-42.1
  • python-libxml2 >= 2.9.4-42.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-1036
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • libxml2-2 >= 2.9.4-45.1
  • libxml2-2-32bit >= 2.9.4-45.1
  • libxml2-tools >= 2.9.4-45.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 GA libxml2-2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
  • libxml2-2 >= 2.9.7-1.30
  • libxml2-2-32bit >= 2.9.7-1.30
  • libxml2-devel >= 2.9.7-1.30
  • libxml2-tools >= 2.9.7-1.30
  • python2-libxml2-python >= 2.9.7-1.30
  • python3-libxml2-python >= 2.9.7-1.30
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA libxml2-2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA python2-libxml2-python
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Containers 12
  • sles12sp2-docker-image >= 1.0.2-20180821
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Containers-12-2018-1762
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • libxml2 >= 2.7.6-0.76.1
  • libxml2-32bit >= 2.7.6-0.76.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.7.6-0.76.1
  • libxml2-python >= 2.7.6-0.76.4
  • libxml2-x86 >= 2.7.6-0.76.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-libxml2-13199
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
  • libxml2 >= 2.9.4-42.1
  • libxml2-2 >= 2.9.4-42.1
  • libxml2-2-32bit >= 2.9.4-42.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.9.4-42.1
  • libxml2-tools >= 2.9.4-42.1
  • python-libxml2 >= 2.9.4-42.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-1036
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • libxml2-2 >= 2.9.4-45.1
  • libxml2-2-32bit >= 2.9.4-45.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.9.4-45.1
  • libxml2-tools >= 2.9.4-45.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 GA libxml2-2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2
  • libxml2 >= 2.9.4-42.1
  • libxml2-2 >= 2.9.4-42.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.9.4-42.1
  • libxml2-tools >= 2.9.4-42.1
  • python-libxml2 >= 2.9.4-42.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-1036
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4
  • libxml2 >= 2.7.6-0.76.1
  • libxml2-32bit >= 2.7.6-0.76.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.7.6-0.76.1
  • libxml2-python >= 2.7.6-0.76.4
  • libxml2-x86 >= 2.7.6-0.76.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-libxml2-13199
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2
  • libxml2 >= 2.9.4-42.1
  • libxml2-2 >= 2.9.4-42.1
  • libxml2-2-32bit >= 2.9.4-42.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.9.4-42.1
  • libxml2-tools >= 2.9.4-42.1
  • python-libxml2 >= 2.9.4-42.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-1036
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • libxml2 >= 2.7.6-0.76.1
  • libxml2-devel >= 2.7.6-0.76.1
  • libxml2-devel-32bit >= 2.7.6-0.76.1
Patchnames:
sdksp4-libxml2-13199
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2
  • libxml2 >= 2.9.4-42.1
  • libxml2-devel >= 2.9.4-42.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2017-1036
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • libxml2-devel >= 2.9.4-45.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 GA libxml2-devel
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • libxml2-2 >= 2.9.7-lp150.1.7
  • libxml2-2-32bit >= 2.9.7-lp150.1.7
  • libxml2-tools >= 2.9.7-lp150.1.7
  • python3-libxml2-python >= 2.9.7-lp150.1.7
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA libxml2-2
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA python3-libxml2-python
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • libxml2 >= 2.9.4-5.9.1
  • libxml2-2 >= 2.9.4-5.9.1
  • libxml2-2-32bit >= 2.9.4-5.9.1
  • libxml2-2-debuginfo >= 2.9.4-5.9.1
  • libxml2-2-debuginfo-32bit >= 2.9.4-5.9.1
  • libxml2-debugsource >= 2.9.4-5.9.1
  • libxml2-devel >= 2.9.4-5.9.1
  • libxml2-devel-32bit >= 2.9.4-5.9.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.9.4-5.9.1
  • libxml2-tools >= 2.9.4-5.9.1
  • libxml2-tools-debuginfo >= 2.9.4-5.9.1
  • python-libxml2 >= 2.9.4-5.9.1
  • python-libxml2-debuginfo >= 2.9.4-5.9.1
  • python-libxml2-debugsource >= 2.9.4-5.9.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2017-754
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • libxml2-2 >= 2.9.4-10.1
  • libxml2-2-32bit >= 2.9.4-10.1
  • libxml2-devel >= 2.9.4-10.1
  • libxml2-tools >= 2.9.4-10.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.3 GA libxml2-2


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7.0 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 libxml2 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 libxml2 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 libxml2 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 for Raspberry PI libxml2 Released