Upstream information

CVE-2018-6872 at MITRE

Description

The elf_parse_notes function in elf.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.30, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and segmentation violation) via a note with a large alignment.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

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
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5.5 5.5
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction Required Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1080556 [RESOLVED / WORKSFORME]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 binutils Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 binutils Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 binutils Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 binutils Not affected