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 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 7.8
Attack Vector Local Local
Attack Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction Required Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High High
Integrity Impact High High
Availability Impact High High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1194487 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Package Hub 12 SP1
  • htmldoc >= 1.8.28-9.1
SUSE Package Hub 15 SP3
  • htmldoc >= 1.9.12-bp153.2.6.1
Subscription Management Tool 11 SP3
  • htmldoc >= 1.8.27-
openSUSE Leap 15.3
  • htmldoc >= 1.9.12-bp153.2.6.1
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

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 Package Hub 12 SP1 htmldoc Released
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
SUSE Package Hub 15 SP3 htmldoc Released
Subscription Management Tool 11 SP3 htmldoc Released
Subscription Management Tool for SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP3 htmldoc Released

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Mon Jan 10 17:01:11 2022
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 13 21:26:51 2023