Upstream information

CVE-2017-9040 at MITRE

Description

GNU Binutils 2017-04-03 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash), related to the process_mips_specific function in readelf.c, via a crafted ELF file that triggers a large memory-allocation attempt.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.30 2.57
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Medium High
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5.5 3.7
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Access Vector Local Network
Access Complexity Low High
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction Required None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High Low

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1038876 [NEW], 1038877 [NEW]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


List of planned updates

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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
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 11 SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 11 SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 GA
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 SP2
binutils
  • 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
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 11 SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 11 SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 GA
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 SP2
binutils