Upstream information

CVE-2017-7875 at MITRE


In wallpaper.c in feh before v2.18.3, if a malicious client pretends to be the E17 window manager, it is possible to trigger an out-of-boundary heap write while receiving an IPC message. An integer overflow leads to a buffer overflow and/or a double free.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1034567 [RESOLVED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Leap 42.1
  • feh >= 2.13.1-6.1
  • feh-debuginfo >= 2.13.1-6.1
  • feh-debugsource >= 2.13.1-6.1
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • feh >= 2.18.3-6.3.1
  • feh-debuginfo >= 2.18.3-6.3.1
  • feh-debugsource >= 2.18.3-6.3.1