Upstream information

CVE-2019-12972 at MITRE

Description

An issue was discovered in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.32. There is a heap-based buffer over-read in _bfd_doprnt in bfd.c because elf_object_p in elfcode.h mishandles an e_shstrndx section of type SHT_GROUP by omitting a trailing '\0' character.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  SUSE
Base Score 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1140126 [NEW]

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Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7.0 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 GA binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP1 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP4 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 GA binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 binutils Affected