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Vulnerability of Ledger-CLI: buffer overflow via Tag Parsing

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via Tag Parsing of Ledger-CLI, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Impacted systems: openSUSE Leap, SLES.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 22/07/2019.
Références of this alert: CVE-2017-2807, openSUSE-SU-2019:1779-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:1895-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-29837.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via Tag Parsing of Ledger-CLI, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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This computer threat announce impacts software or systems such as openSUSE Leap, SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer vulnerability is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this cybersecurity alert.

Solutions for this threat 

openSUSE Leap: new ledger packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: ledger 3.1.3-lp150.2.3.1
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: ledger 3.1.3-lp151.3.3.1

SUSE LE 15 SP1: new ledger packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: ledger 3.1.3-bp151.4.3.1
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