Upstream information

CVE-2018-1311 at MITRE

Description

The Apache Xerces-C 3.0.0 to 3.2.2 XML parser contains a use-after-free error triggered during the scanning of external DTDs. This flaw has not been addressed in the maintained version of the library and has no current mitigation other than to disable DTD processing. This can be accomplished via the DOM using a standard parser feature, or via SAX using the XERCES_DISABLE_DTD environment variable.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.5 7.6
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:H
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None Low
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None Low
Integrity Impact None Low
Availability Impact High High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1159552 [NEW]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
CaaS Platform 3.0 xerces-c Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 xerces-c Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 xerces-c Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA xerces-c Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1 xerces-c Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP4 xerces-c Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP5 xerces-c Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS xerces-c Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS xerces-c Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS xerces-c Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 xerces-c Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 xerces-c Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 xerces-c Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 xerces-c Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 xerces-c Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 xerces-c Affected