Upstream information

CVE-2018-6196 at MITRE

Description

w3m through 0.5.3 is prone to an infinite recursion flaw in HTMLlineproc0 because the feed_table_block_tag function in table.c does not prevent a negative indent value.

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 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 6.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction None Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1077559 [IN_PROGRESS]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
  • w3m >= 0.5.3+git20180125-1.17
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA w3m
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • w3m >= 0.5.3+git20180125-lp150.1.3
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA w3m


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 SP2 w3m In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 w3m In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS w3m Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 w3m In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS w3m Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS w3m Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 w3m In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 w3m In progress