Upstream information

CVE-2017-6969 at MITRE

Description

readelf in GNU Binutils 2.28 is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer over-read while processing corrupt RL78 binaries. The vulnerability can trigger program crashes. It may lead to an information leak as well.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.4
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.1
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1029907 [REOPENED], 1030295 [NEW]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of packages in QA

Product(s) Package(s)
Openstack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7
  • binutils >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
  • binutils >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • binutils >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1-LTSS
  • binutils >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
  • binutils >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • binutils >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS
  • binutils >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2
  • binutils >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2
  • binutils >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • binutils-devel >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • binutils-gold >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • binutils-gold-debuginfo >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • cross-ppc-binutils >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • cross-ppc-binutils-debuginfo >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • cross-ppc-binutils-debugsource >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • cross-spu-binutils >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • cross-spu-binutils-debuginfo >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • cross-spu-binutils-debugsource >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • binutils >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • binutils-devel >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • binutils-gold >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • binutils-gold-debuginfo >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • cross-ppc-binutils >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • cross-ppc-binutils-debuginfo >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • cross-ppc-binutils-debugsource >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • cross-spu-binutils >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • cross-spu-binutils-debuginfo >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • cross-spu-binutils-debugsource >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise for SAP 12 SP1
  • binutils >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6
  • binutils >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.29.1-9.20.1
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.29.1-9.20.1


List of planned updates

The following information is the current evaluation information for this security issue. It might neither be accurate nor complete, Use at own risk.
Product(s) Source package
  • OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7.0
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
binutils


Status of this issue by product and package

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