Upstream information

CVE-2018-3847 at MITRE


Multiple exploitable buffer overflow vulnerabilities exist in image parsing functionality of the CFITSIO library version 3.42. Specially crafted images parsed via the library, can cause a stack-based buffer overflow overwriting arbitrary data. An attacker can deliver an FIT image to trigger this vulnerability and potentially gain code execution.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1103512 [IN_PROGRESS]

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