Upstream information

CVE-2018-20796 at MITRE

Description

In the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) through 2.29, check_dst_limits_calc_pos_1 in posix/regexec.c has Uncontrolled Recursion, as demonstrated by '(\227|)(\\1\\1|t1|\\\2537)+' in grep.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

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 SUSE
Base Score 7.5 4
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Access Vector Network Local
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: 1127311 [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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
Magnum Orchestration glibc Affected
SLES for SAP Applications glibc Affected
SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 glibc Affected
SUSE Container as a Service Platform 2.0 glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Module for Basesystem glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Module for Development Tools glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP4 glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 LTSS glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP4 glibc Affected