Upstream information

CVE-2017-15023 at MITRE

Description

read_formatted_entries in dwarf2.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29, does not properly validate the format count, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted ELF file, related to concat_filename.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.3 5
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Medium Low
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  SUSE
Base Score 5.3
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1061623 [RESOLVED / UPSTREAM], 1065689 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 binutils Not affected