Upstream information

CVE-2018-7570 at MITRE

Description

The assign_file_positions_for_non_load_sections 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 (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via an ELF file with a RELRO segment that lacks a matching LOAD segment, as demonstrated by objcopy.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

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 2.5
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low High
Privileges Required None Low
User Interaction Required None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High Low
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1083528 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of packages in QA

Product(s) Package(s)
Openstack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7
  • binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.31-9.26.1
SUSE Enterprise Storage 4
  • binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.31-9.26.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.31-9.26.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
  • binutils >= 2.31-6.3.1
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.31-6.3.1
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.31-6.3.1
  • binutils-devel >= 2.31-6.3.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15
  • binutils >= 2.31-6.3.1
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.31-6.3.1
  • binutils-devel-32bit >= 2.31-6.3.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 12 SP2-CLIENT
  • binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.31-9.26.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1-LTSS
  • binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.31-9.26.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-LTSS
  • binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.31-9.26.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.31-9.26.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS
  • binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.31-9.26.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1
  • binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.31-9.26.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1-LTSS
  • binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.31-9.26.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2
  • binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.31-9.26.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2-LTSS
  • binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.31-9.26.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3
  • binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.31-9.26.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12-LTSS
  • binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.31-9.26.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-devel >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-gold >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-gold-debuginfo >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • cross-ppc-binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • cross-ppc-binutils-debuginfo >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • cross-ppc-binutils-debugsource >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • cross-spu-binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • cross-spu-binutils-debuginfo >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • cross-spu-binutils-debugsource >= 2.31-9.26.1
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7
  • binutils >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debuginfo >= 2.31-9.26.1
  • binutils-debugsource >= 2.31-9.26.1


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 In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 binutils In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA binutils In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 GA binutils In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 binutils In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS binutils In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS binutils In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS binutils In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 binutils In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 binutils In progress