Upstream information

CVE-2017-12451 at MITRE

Description

The _bfd_xcoff_read_ar_hdr function in bfd/coff-rs6000.c and bfd/coff64-rs6000.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29 and earlier, allows remote attackers to cause an out of bounds stack read via a crafted COFF image file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.8 2.1
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Medium Low
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact Partial None
Availability Impact Partial None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.8 4
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction Required None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High Low
Integrity Impact High None
Availability Impact High None
CVSSv3 Version 3 3
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1052512 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX], 1059785 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

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Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
Magnum Orchestration binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 LTSS binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 binutils Ignore