Upstream information

CVE-2018-3836 at MITRE


An exploitable command injection vulnerability exists in the gplotMakeOutput function of Leptonica 1.74.4. A specially crafted gplot rootname argument can cause a command injection resulting in arbitrary code execution. An attacker can provide a malicious path as input to an application that passes attacker data to this function to trigger this vulnerability.

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 7.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.8
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1079358 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1082747 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • leptonica >= 1.72-9.1
  • leptonica-debugsource >= 1.72-9.1
  • leptonica-devel >= 1.72-9.1
  • leptonica-tools >= 1.72-9.1
  • leptonica-tools-debuginfo >= 1.72-9.1
  • liblept4 >= 1.72-9.1
  • liblept4-32bit >= 1.72-9.1
  • liblept4-debuginfo >= 1.72-9.1
  • liblept4-debuginfo-32bit >= 1.72-9.1