Upstream information

CVE-2020-36430 at MITRE

Description

libass 0.15.x before 0.15.1 has a heap-based buffer overflow in decode_chars (called from decode_font and process_text) because the wrong integer data type is used for subtraction.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.8 7.5
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Local Network
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction Required None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High None
Integrity Impact High None
Availability Impact High High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1188539 [NEW]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of packages in QA

Product(s) Package(s)
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0
  • libass-debugsource >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass-devel >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9 >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9-debuginfo >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6
  • libass-debugsource >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass-devel >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9 >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9-debuginfo >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1-ESPOS
  • libass-debugsource >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass-devel >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9 >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9-debuginfo >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1-LTSS
  • libass-debugsource >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass-devel >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9 >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9-debuginfo >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-ESPOS
  • libass-debugsource >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass-devel >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9 >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9-debuginfo >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-LTSS
  • libass-debugsource >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass-devel >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9 >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9-debuginfo >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 SP2
  • libass-debugsource >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass-devel >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9 >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9-debuginfo >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 SP3
  • libass-debugsource >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass-devel >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9 >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9-debuginfo >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15 SP2
  • libass-debugsource >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9-32bit >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9-32bit-debuginfo >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15 SP3
  • libass-debugsource >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9-32bit >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9-32bit-debuginfo >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1-BCL
  • libass-debugsource >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass-devel >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9 >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9-debuginfo >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1-LTSS
  • libass-debugsource >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass-devel >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9 >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9-debuginfo >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-LTSS
  • libass-debugsource >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass-devel >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9 >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9-debuginfo >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15
  • libass-debugsource >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass-devel >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9 >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9-debuginfo >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1
  • libass-debugsource >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass-devel >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9 >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9-debuginfo >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0
  • libass-debugsource >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass-devel >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9 >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9-debuginfo >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0
  • libass-debugsource >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass-devel >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9 >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9-debuginfo >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
SUSE Manager Server 4.0
  • libass-debugsource >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass-devel >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9 >= 0.14.0-3.9.1
  • libass9-debuginfo >= 0.14.0-3.9.1


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.

Product(s) Source package State
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 libass Not affected
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 libass In progress
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 libass In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 libass Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 LTSS libass In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 LTSS libass In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 SP2 libass In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 BCL libass Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS ERICSSON libass Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS SAP libass Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 BCL libass Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ESPOS libass Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS libass Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 ESPOS libass Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS libass Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 libass Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 LTSS libass In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 Business Critical Linux libass In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 LTSS libass In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ESPOS 15 libass In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 libass Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 libass Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 libass Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 libass In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 libass In progress
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 libass In progress
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 libass In progress
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 libass In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 libass Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 libass Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 libass Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 libass Not affected