Upstream information

CVE-2018-15855 at MITRE

Description

Unchecked NULL pointer usage in xkbcommon before 0.8.1 could be used by local attackers to crash (NULL pointer dereference) the xkbcommon parser by supplying a crafted keymap file, because the XkbFile for an xkb_geometry section was mishandled.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v3 Scores
  SUSE
Base Score 3.3
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1105832 [NEW]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of packages in QA

Product(s) Package(s)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
  • libxkbcommon >= 0.8.2-3.3.1
  • libxkbcommon-debugsource >= 0.8.2-3.3.1
  • libxkbcommon-devel >= 0.8.2-3.3.1
  • libxkbcommon-x11-0 >= 0.8.2-3.3.1
  • libxkbcommon-x11-0-debuginfo >= 0.8.2-3.3.1
  • libxkbcommon-x11-devel >= 0.8.2-3.3.1
  • libxkbcommon0 >= 0.8.2-3.3.1
  • libxkbcommon0-debuginfo >= 0.8.2-3.3.1


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 Linux Enterprise BSK 12 SP3 libxkbcommon Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 libxkbcommon Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 xkbcomp Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA libxkbcommon In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA xkbcomp Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 libxkbcommon Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 xkbcomp Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS xkbcomp Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS xkbcomp Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS libxkbcommon Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS xkbcomp Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 libxkbcommon Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 xkbcomp Analysis