Upstream information

CVE-2018-8769 at MITRE

Description

elfutils 0.170 has a buffer over-read in the ebl_dynamic_tag_name function of libebl/ebldynamictagname.c because SYMTAB_SHNDX is unsupported.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having moderate 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 4.4
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:L/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 Low
Integrity Impact High None
Availability Impact High Low
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1085809 [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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
CaaS Platform 2.0 elfutils Affected
OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7.0 elfutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 elfutils Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 elfutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 elfutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 elfutils Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 elfutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS elfutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 elfutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS elfutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS elfutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 elfutils Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 elfutils Affected