Upstream information

CVE-2017-9043 at MITRE

Description

readelf.c in GNU Binutils 2017-04-12 has a "shift exponent too large for type unsigned long" issue, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted ELF file.

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 6.8
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
Base Score 7.8
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1038880

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of packages in QA

Product(s) Package(s)
Openstack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7
  • binutils >= 2.29.1-9.20.2
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.29.1-9.20.2
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.29.1-9.20.2
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 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 >= 2.29.1-9.20.2
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.29.1-9.20.2
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.29.1-9.20.2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2
  • binutils >= 2.29.1-9.20.2
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.29.1-9.20.2
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.29.1-9.20.2
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 >= 2.29.1-9.20.2
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.29.1-9.20.2
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.29.1-9.20.2
  • binutils-devel >= 2.29.1-9.20.2
  • binutils-gold >= 2.29.1-9.20.2
  • binutils-gold-debuginfo >= 2.29.1-9.20.2
  • cross-ppc-binutils >= 2.29.1-9.20.2
  • cross-ppc-binutils-debuginfo >= 2.29.1-9.20.2
  • cross-ppc-binutils-debugsource >= 2.29.1-9.20.2
  • cross-spu-binutils >= 2.29.1-9.20.2
  • cross-spu-binutils-debuginfo >= 2.29.1-9.20.2
  • cross-spu-binutils-debugsource >= 2.29.1-9.20.2
SUSE Linux Enterprise for SAP 12 SP1
  • binutils >= 2.29.1-9.20.2
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.29.1-9.20.2
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.29.1-9.20.2


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 Not 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 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS binutils In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 binutils Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS 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