Upstream information

CVE-2013-2298 at MITRE


Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the XML parser in BOINC 7.x allow attackers to have unspecified impact via a crafted XML file, related to the scheduler.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 817777 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX], 881055 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

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Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 boinc-client Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP3 boinc-client Ignore