Upstream information

CVE-2019-20016 at MITRE

Description

libmysofa before 2019-11-24 does not properly restrict recursive function calls, as demonstrated by reports of stack consumption in readOHDRHeaderMessageDatatype in dataobject.c and directblockRead in fractalhead.c. NOTE: a download of v0.9 after 2019-12-06 should fully remediate this issue.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.5
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1159839 [NEW]

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