Upstream information

CVE-2018-19492 at MITRE

Description

An issue was discovered in cairo.trm in Gnuplot 5.2.5. This issue allows an attacker to conduct a buffer overflow with an arbitrary amount of data in the cairotrm_options function. This flaw is caused by a missing size check of an argument passed to the "set font" function. This issue occurs when the Gnuplot pngcairo terminal is used as a backend.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.8 4.4
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction Required Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High None
Integrity Impact High Low
Availability Impact High Low
CVSSv3 Version 3.0 3.0
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1117463 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15
  • gnuplot >= 5.2.2-3.3.29
  • gnuplot-doc >= 5.2.2-3.3.29
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Server-Applications-15-2019-904
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 SP1
  • gnuplot >= 5.2.2-3.3.29
  • gnuplot-doc >= 5.2.2-3.3.29
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 SP1 GA gnuplot
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • gnuplot >= 5.2.2-lp150.3.3.1
  • gnuplot-debuginfo >= 5.2.2-lp150.3.3.1
  • gnuplot-debugsource >= 5.2.2-lp150.3.3.1
  • gnuplot-doc >= 5.2.2-lp150.3.3.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2019-1216


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 Desktop 12 SP3 gnuplot In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 gnuplot In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 gnuplot In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 GA gnuplot Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS gnuplot Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 gnuplot In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS gnuplot Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS gnuplot Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS gnuplot Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 gnuplot In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 gnuplot In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 gnuplot In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3 gnuplot Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 GA gnuplot Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 gnuplot Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 gnuplot Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 gnuplot In progress