Upstream information

CVE-2018-9251 at MITRE

Description

The xz_decomp function in xzlib.c in libxml2 2.9.8, if --with-lzma is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted XML file that triggers LZMA_MEMLIMIT_ERROR, as demonstrated by xmllint, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-8035.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.6
Vector AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5.3 3.3
Vector AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity High Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction Required Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High Low
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1088279 [NEW], 1088601 [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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
CaaS Platform 1.0 libxml2 Affected
CaaS Platform 2.0 libxml2 Affected
OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7.0 libxml2 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 libxml2 Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 libxml2 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 libxml2 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 libxml2 Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 libxml2 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS libxml2 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 libxml2 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 libxml2 Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 libxml2 Affected