Upstream information

CVE-2021-30184 at MITRE


GNU Chess 6.2.7 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted PGN (Portable Game Notation) data. This is related to a buffer overflow in the use of a .tmp.epd temporary file in the cmd_pgnload and cmd_pgnreplay functions in frontend/

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

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
Base Score 7.8
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1184541 [IN_PROGRESS]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Leap 15.4
  • gnuchess >= 6.2.9-bp154.1.21
openSUSE Leap 15.4 GA gnuchess-6.2.9-bp154.1.21
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • gnuchess >= 6.2.9-1.2
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA gnuchess-6.2.9-1.2

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Wed Apr 7 16:38:34 2021
CVE page last modified: Sat Jun 24 19:50:50 2023