Upstream information

CVE-2020-23109 at MITRE


Buffer overflow vulnerability in function convert_colorspace in in libheif v1.6.2, allows attackers to cause a denial of service and disclose sensitive information, via a crafted HEIF file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 8.1 4.4
Attack Vector Network Local
Attack Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction Required Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High Low
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High Low
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1192382 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • gdk-pixbuf-loader-libheif >= 1.12.0-5.1
  • libheif-devel >= 1.12.0-5.1
  • libheif1 >= 1.12.0-5.1
  • libheif1-32bit >= 1.12.0-5.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA gdk-pixbuf-loader-libheif-1.12.0-5.1

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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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. The updates are grouped by state of their lifecycle. SUSE product lifecycles are documented on the lifecycle page.

Product(s) Source package State
Products under general support and receiving all security fixes.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP4 libheif Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4 libheif Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 SP4 libheif Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4 libheif Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP4 libheif Released
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.3 libheif Released
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.3 libheif Released
SUSE Manager Server 4.3 libheif Released

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Wed Nov 3 21:00:12 2021
CVE page last modified: Mon Jan 16 20:26:18 2023