Upstream information

CVE-2017-15996 at MITRE

Description

elfcomm.c in readelf in GNU Binutils 2.29 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (excessive memory allocation) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted ELF file that triggers a "buffer overflow on fuzzed archive header," related to an uninitialized variable, an improper conditional jump, and the get_archive_member_name, process_archive_index_and_symbols, and setup_archive functions.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.8 3.3
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction Required Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High None
Integrity Impact High None
Availability Impact High Low
CVSSv3 Version 3 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1065643 [NEW]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
Container caasp/v4/openldap:beta1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4
  • binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
Openstack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7
  • binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Magnum-Orchestration-7-2018-2297
SUSE Enterprise Storage 4
  • binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-Storage-4-2018-2297
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-2297
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5
  • binutils >= 2.32-9.36.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1
  • binutils >= 2.31-5.31
  • binutils-devel >= 2.31-5.31
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2
  • binutils >= 2.32-7.8.1
  • binutils-devel >= 2.32-7.8.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3
  • binutils >= 2.35.1-7.18.1
  • binutils-devel >= 2.35.1-7.18.1
  • libctf-nobfd0 >= 2.35.1-7.18.1
  • libctf0 >= 2.35.1-7.18.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
  • binutils >= 2.31-6.3.1
  • binutils-devel >= 2.31-6.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2018-2265
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP1
  • binutils-devel-32bit >= 2.31-5.31
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP2
  • binutils-devel-32bit >= 2.32-7.8.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP3
  • binutils-devel-32bit >= 2.35.1-7.18.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15
  • binutils-devel-32bit >= 2.31-6.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-15-2018-2265
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15
  • binutils-gold >= 2.31-6.3.1
  • cross-arm-binutils >= 2.31-6.3.1
  • cross-avr-binutils >= 2.31-6.3.1
  • cross-epiphany-binutils >= 2.31-6.3.1
  • cross-hppa-binutils >= 2.31-6.3.1
  • cross-hppa64-binutils >= 2.31-6.3.1
  • cross-i386-binutils >= 2.31-6.3.1
  • cross-ia64-binutils >= 2.31-6.3.1
  • cross-m68k-binutils >= 2.31-6.3.1
  • cross-mips-binutils >= 2.31-6.3.1
  • cross-ppc-binutils >= 2.31-6.3.1
  • cross-ppc64-binutils >= 2.31-6.3.1
  • cross-riscv64-binutils >= 2.31-6.3.1
  • cross-rx-binutils >= 2.31-6.3.1
  • cross-s390-binutils >= 2.31-6.3.1
  • cross-sparc-binutils >= 2.31-6.3.1
  • cross-sparc64-binutils >= 2.31-6.3.1
  • cross-spu-binutils >= 2.31-6.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2018-2265
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for additional PackageHub packages 15 SP2
  • binutils-gold >= 2.32-7.8.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for additional PackageHub packages 15 SP3
  • binutils-gold >= 2.35.1-7.18.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 12 SP2-CLIENT
  • binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-POS-12-SP2-CLIENT-2018-2297
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1-LTSS
  • binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2018-2297
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-BCL
  • binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2018-2297
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-ESPOS
  • binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-ESPOS-2018-2297
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-LTSS
  • binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-2297
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3
  • binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-2297
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS
  • binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2018-2297
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1
  • binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2018-2297
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2
  • binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-2297
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • binutils-devel >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-gold >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • cross-ppc-binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • cross-spu-binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-2297
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP4
  • binutils-devel >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-gold >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • cross-ppc-binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • cross-spu-binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP5
  • binutils-devel >= 2.32-9.36.1
  • binutils-gold >= 2.32-9.36.1
  • cross-ppc-binutils >= 2.32-9.36.1
  • cross-spu-binutils >= 2.32-9.36.1
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7
  • binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2018-2297
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • binutils >= 2.31-lp150.5.3.1
  • binutils-devel >= 2.31-lp150.5.3.1
  • binutils-devel-32bit >= 2.31-lp150.5.3.1
  • binutils-gold >= 2.31-lp150.5.3.1
  • cross-aarch64-binutils >= 2.31-lp150.5.3.1
  • cross-arm-binutils >= 2.31-lp150.5.3.1
  • cross-avr-binutils >= 2.31-lp150.5.3.1
  • cross-epiphany-binutils >= 2.31-lp150.5.3.1
  • cross-hppa-binutils >= 2.31-lp150.5.3.1
  • cross-hppa64-binutils >= 2.31-lp150.5.3.1
  • cross-i386-binutils >= 2.31-lp150.5.3.1
  • cross-ia64-binutils >= 2.31-lp150.5.3.1
  • cross-m68k-binutils >= 2.31-lp150.5.3.1
  • cross-mips-binutils >= 2.31-lp150.5.3.1
  • cross-ppc-binutils >= 2.31-lp150.5.3.1
  • cross-ppc64-binutils >= 2.31-lp150.5.3.1
  • cross-ppc64le-binutils >= 2.31-lp150.5.3.1
  • cross-riscv64-binutils >= 2.31-lp150.5.3.1
  • cross-rx-binutils >= 2.31-lp150.5.3.1
  • cross-s390-binutils >= 2.31-lp150.5.3.1
  • cross-s390x-binutils >= 2.31-lp150.5.3.1
  • cross-sparc-binutils >= 2.31-lp150.5.3.1
  • cross-sparc64-binutils >= 2.31-lp150.5.3.1
  • cross-spu-binutils >= 2.31-lp150.5.3.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2019-808
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • binutils >= 2.37-1.3
  • binutils-devel >= 2.37-1.3
  • binutils-devel-32bit >= 2.37-1.3
  • binutils-gold >= 2.37-1.3
  • libctf-nobfd0 >= 2.37-1.3
  • libctf0 >= 2.37-1.3
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA binutils-2.37-1.3


First public cloud image revisions this CVE is fixed in:


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
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 binutils In progress
Magnum Orchestration binutils Released
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 binutils Already fixed
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 binutils Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 binutils Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 binutils In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 LTSS binutils Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 LTSS binutils Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 binutils Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2 binutils Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 binutils Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP2 binutils Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 LTSS binutils Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS binutils Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 BCL binutils In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS binutils Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS ERICSSON binutils In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS SAP binutils In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 binutils Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 BCL binutils In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ESPOS binutils In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS binutils In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 ESPOS binutils In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS binutils In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 binutils In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 LTSS binutils Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 Business Critical Linux binutils Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 LTSS binutils Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ESPOS 15 binutils Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 binutils Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 binutils In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 binutils In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 binutils In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 binutils Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 binutils Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 binutils Released
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 binutils Already fixed
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 binutils Already fixed
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 binutils Already fixed
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