Upstream information

CVE-2014-8501 at MITRE

Description

The _bfd_XXi_swap_aouthdr_in function in bfd/peXXigen.c in GNU binutils 2.24 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) and possibly have other unspecified impact via a crafted NumberOfRvaAndSizes field in the AOUT header in a PE executable.

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 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 903655 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
Container caasp/v4/openldap:beta1
  • binutils >= 2.24-7.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3
  • binutils >= 2.23.1-0.23.15
Patchnames:
sledsp3-binutils-201501
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1
  • binutils >= 2.25.0-13.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2
  • binutils >= 2.26.1-9.12.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12
  • binutils >= 2.24-7.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-44
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3
  • binutils >= 2.23.1-0.23.15
Patchnames:
slessp3-binutils-201501
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • binutils >= 2.24-3.62
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12
  • binutils >= 2.24-7.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-44
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3
  • binutils-devel >= 2.23.1-0.23.15
  • binutils-devel-32bit >= 2.23.1-0.23.15
  • binutils-gold >= 2.23.1-0.23.15
  • cross-ppc-binutils >= 2.23.1-0.23.2
  • cross-spu-binutils >= 2.23.1-0.23.2
Patchnames:
sdksp3-binutils-201501
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • binutils-devel >= 2.24-3.62
  • binutils-devel-32bit >= 2.24-3.62
  • binutils-gold >= 2.24-3.62
  • cross-ppc-binutils >= 2.24-3.18
  • cross-spu-binutils >= 2.24-3.18
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1
  • binutils-devel >= 2.25.0-13.1
  • binutils-gold >= 2.25.0-13.1
  • cross-ppc-binutils >= 2.25.0-13.1
  • cross-spu-binutils >= 2.25.0-13.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • binutils-devel >= 2.26.1-9.12.1
  • binutils-gold >= 2.26.1-9.12.1
  • cross-ppc-binutils >= 2.26.1-9.12.1
  • cross-spu-binutils >= 2.26.1-9.12.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12
  • binutils-devel >= 2.24-7.1
  • binutils-gold >= 2.24-7.1
  • cross-ppc-binutils >= 2.24-7.1
  • cross-spu-binutils >= 2.24-7.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2015-44


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
SLE-HPC (12) binutils Released
SLED (12) binutils Released
SLED-10-SP3 (n/a) binutils Released
SLES (12) binutils Released
SLES-10-SP3 (n/a) binutils Released
SLES-BCL (12) binutils In progress
SLES-ESPOS (12) binutils In progress
SLES-LTSS (12) binutils In progress
SLES-LTSS-ERICSSON (12) binutils In progress
SLES-LTSS-SAP (12) binutils In progress
SLES-for-VMware (11) binutils Released
SLES_SAP (12) binutils In progress
SUSE_SLED (11) binutils Released
SUSE_SLES (11) binutils Released
SUSE_SLES_LTSS (11) binutils Released
SUSE_SLES_SAP (11) binutils Released
hpe-helion-openstack (8) binutils In progress
sle-sdk (11) binutils Released
sle-sdk (12) binutils Released
suse-openstack-cloud (8) binutils In progress
suse-openstack-cloud (9) binutils In progress
suse-openstack-cloud-crowbar (8) binutils In progress
suse-openstack-cloud-crowbar (9) binutils In progress