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SUSE: CVE-2017-12959: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

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SUSE: CVE-2017-12959: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/18/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/07/2017
Modified
01/14/2020

Description

There is a reachable assertion abort in the function dict_add_mrset() in data/dictionary.c of the libpspp library in GNU PSPP before 1.0.1 that will lead to a remote denial of service attack.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-pspp
  • suse-upgrade-pspp-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-pspp-debugsource
  • suse-upgrade-pspp-devel

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