Upstream information

CVE-2021-43579 at MITRE


A stack-based buffer overflow in image_load_bmp() in HTMLDOC <= 1.9.13 results in remote code execution if the victim converts an HTML document linking to a crafted BMP file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v3 Scores
Base Score 7.8
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access 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: 1194487 [NEW]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
Subscription Management Tool 11 SP3
  • htmldoc >= 1.8.27-
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • htmldoc >= 1.9.14-1.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA htmldoc-1.9.14-1.1

Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
Subscription Management Tool for SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP3 htmldoc Released