Upstream information

CVE-2017-6438 at MITRE

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the parse_unicode_node function in bplist.c in libimobiledevice libplist 1.12 allows local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) and possibly code execution via a crafted plist file.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.38 4.38
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Medium Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact Partial Partial
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.3 5.9
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required Low None
User Interaction Required None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High Low
Integrity Impact High Low
Availability Impact High Low

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1029706 [NEW]

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List of planned updates

The following information is the current evaluation information for this security issue. It might neither be accurate nor complete, Use at own risk.
Product(s) Source package
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 GA
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP2
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