Upstream information

CVE-2018-18309 at MITRE

Description

An issue was discovered in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.31. An invalid memory address dereference was discovered in read_reloc in reloc.c. The vulnerability causes a segmentation fault and application crash, which leads to denial of service, as demonstrated by objdump, because of missing _bfd_clear_contents bounds checking.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

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: 1111996 [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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 SP3 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 GA binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS 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 LTSS binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 GA binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 binutils Affected