Bug 1203128 (CVE-2022-39831)

Summary: VUL-0: CVE-2022-39831: pspp: heap-based buffer overflow at the function read_bytes_internal in utilities/pspp-dump-sav.c
Product: [openSUSE] openSUSE Distribution Reporter: Thomas Leroy <thomas.leroy>
Component: SecurityAssignee: Ben Pfaff <blp>
Status: NEW --- QA Contact: Security Team bot <security-team>
Severity: Minor    
Priority: P3 - Medium    
Version: Leap 15.4   
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Hardware: Other   
OS: Other   
URL: https://smash.suse.de/issue/341501/
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Description Thomas Leroy 2022-09-05 15:35:57 UTC
rh#2124263

An issue was discovered in PSPP 1.6.2. There is a heap-based buffer overflow at the function read_bytes_internal in utilities/pspp-dump-sav.c, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact. This issue is different from CVE-2018-20230.

Upstream ticket:
https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?62977

References:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2124263
http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2022-39831
https://www.cve.org/CVERecord?id=CVE-2022-39831
https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?62977
Comment 1 Thomas Leroy 2022-09-05 15:36:18 UTC
No fix upstream afaics

Should be affected:
- openSUSE:Factory 
- openSUSE:Backports:SLE-15-SP4
- openSUSE:Backports:SLE-15-SP3