Upstream information

CVE-2018-14621 at MITRE

Description

An infinite loop vulnerability was found in libtirpc before version 1.0.2-rc2. With the port to using poll rather than select, exhaustion of file descriptors would cause the server to enter an infinite loop, consuming a large amount of CPU time and denying service to other clients until restarted.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.5 5.3
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High Low
CVSSv3 Version 3 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1106519 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4
  • libtirpc >= 0.2.1-1.13.6.1
  • libtirpc1 >= 0.2.1-1.13.6.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-libtirpc-13816
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • libtirpc >= 0.2.1-1.13.6.1
  • libtirpc-devel >= 0.2.1-1.13.6.1
Patchnames:
sdksp4-libtirpc-13816


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
SUSE Container as a Service Platform 2.0 libtirpc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Module for Basesystem libtirpc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 libtirpc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 libtirpc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 libtirpc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS libtirpc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 libtirpc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS libtirpc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 libtirpc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 libtirpc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 libtirpc Not affected