Upstream information

CVE-2018-19591 at MITRE

Description

In the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) through 2.28, attempting to resolve a crafted hostname via getaddrinfo() leads to the allocation of a socket descriptor that is not closed. This is related to the if_nametoindex() function.

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 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
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1117603 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 2.0 glibc Not affected
CaaS Platform 3.0 glibc Not affected
OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7.0 glibc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 glibc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 glibc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 glibc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA glibc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 GA glibc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 glibc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 glibc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP4 glibc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS glibc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 glibc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS glibc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS glibc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 glibc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 glibc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3 glibc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 GA glibc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 glibc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 glibc Not affected