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SUSE: CVE-2018-15853: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/25/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
11/17/2018
Modified
10/22/2021

Description

Endless recursion exists in xkbcomp/expr.c in xkbcommon and libxkbcommon before 0.8.1, which could be used by local attackers to crash xkbcommon users by supplying a crafted keymap file that triggers boolean negation.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-libxkbcommon-devel
  • suse-upgrade-libxkbcommon-devel-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-libxkbcommon-x11-0
  • suse-upgrade-libxkbcommon-x11-0-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-libxkbcommon-x11-devel
  • suse-upgrade-libxkbcommon-x11-devel-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-libxkbcommon0
  • suse-upgrade-libxkbcommon0-32bit

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