Upstream information

CVE-2018-7642 at MITRE

Description

The swap_std_reloc_in function in aoutx.h 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 (aout_32_swap_std_reloc_out NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted ELF file, as demonstrated by objcopy.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

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 3.3
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:L
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 Low
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1086786 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

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Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7.0 binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 GA binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 binutils Ignore