Upstream information

CVE-2012-3509 at MITRE

Description

Multiple integer overflows in the (1) _objalloc_alloc function in objalloc.c and (2) objalloc_alloc macro in include/objalloc.h in GNU libiberty, as used by binutils 2.22, allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via vectors related to the "addition of CHUNK_HEADER_SIZE to the length," which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 776968 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7.0 binutils Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 binutils Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 binutils Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 binutils Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 binutils Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 binutils Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 binutils Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 binutils Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS binutils In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS binutils In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 binutils Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 for Raspberry PI binutils Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 binutils Released