Upstream information

CVE-2018-7208 at MITRE

Description

In the coff_pointerize_aux function in coffgen.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.30, an index is not validated, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted file, as demonstrated by objcopy of a COFF object.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

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 SUSE
Base Score 7.8 3.3
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction Required Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High None
Integrity Impact High None
Availability Impact High Low
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1081527 [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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 SP2 gdb Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 gdb Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 gdb Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 binutils Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 gdb Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 gdb Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS gdb Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 gdb Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS gdb Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS gdb Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 binutils Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 gdb Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 gdb Affected