Upstream information

CVE-2016-4973 at MITRE

Description

Binaries compiled against targets that use the libssp library in GCC for stack smashing protection (SSP) might allow local users to perform buffer overflow attacks by leveraging lack of the Object Size Checking feature.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.8
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 994170 [RESOLVED / WORKSFORME]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for HPC 12 gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Toolchain 12 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS gcc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Bootstrap Kit 12 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP5 gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP5 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP5 gcc Analysis
Products under Long Term Service Pack support and receiving important and critical security fixes.
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP4 gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-BCL gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-BCL gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-BCL gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4-LTSS gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4-LTSS gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4-LTSS gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 gcc5 Not affected
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 gcc Analysis
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 gcc48 Not affected
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 gcc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 gcc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 gcc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP2 gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP3 gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS gcc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 gcc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS gcc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3-LTSS gcc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 gcc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4-LTSS gcc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4-LTSS gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4-LTSS gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 gcc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 gcc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1-LTSS gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1-LTSS gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1-LTSS gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-ESPOS gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-ESPOS gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-ESPOS gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-LTSS gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-LTSS gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-LTSS gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-BCL gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-BCL gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-BCL gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-ESPOS gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-ESPOS gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-ESPOS gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-LTSS gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-LTSS gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-LTSS gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4-ESPOS gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4-ESPOS gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4-ESPOS gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2 gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4 gcc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 gcc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1 gcc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 gcc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 gcc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1 gcc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2 gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP4 gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP4 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 gcc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP1 gcc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP2 gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3 gcc Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP4 gcc Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 gcc Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 gcc Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 gcc Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 gcc Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 gcc Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 gcc5 Not affected


SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Wed Aug 17 17:30:09 2016
CVE page last modified: Fri Jan 20 13:02:14 2023