Upstream information

CVE-2021-20204 at MITRE


A heap memory corruption problem (use after free) can be triggered in libgetdata v0.10.0 when processing maliciously crafted dirfile databases. This degrades the confidentiality, integrity and availability of third-party software that uses libgetdata as a library. This vulnerability may lead to arbitrary code execution or privilege escalation depending on input/skills of attacker.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 9.8 9.8
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High High
Integrity Impact High High
Availability Impact High High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1186251 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Leap 15.2
  • getdata >= 0.11.0-lp152.4.3.1
  • getdata-devel >= 0.11.0-lp152.4.3.1
  • getdata-doc >= 0.11.0-lp152.4.3.1
  • libf95getdata7 >= 0.11.0-lp152.4.3.1
  • libfgetdata6 >= 0.11.0-lp152.4.3.1
  • libgetdata++7 >= 0.11.0-lp152.4.3.1
  • libgetdata8 >= 0.11.0-lp152.4.3.1
  • perl-getdata >= 0.11.0-lp152.4.3.1
  • python-getdata >= 0.11.0-lp152.4.3.1