Upstream information

CVE-2018-10535 at MITRE

Description

The ignore_section_sym function in elf.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.30, does not validate the output_section pointer in the case of a symtab entry with a "SECTION" type that has a "0" value, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted file, as demonstrated by objcopy.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  SUSE
Base Score 3.3
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1091365 [NEW]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 binutils Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 binutils Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 binutils Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 binutils Affected