Upstream information

CVE-2020-16599 at MITRE

Description

A Null Pointer Dereference vulnerability exists in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.35, in _bfd_elf_get_symbol_version_string, as demonstrated in nm-new, that can cause a denial of service via a crafted file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

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 4
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction Required None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High Low
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1179903 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
Carwos 1 binutils Already fixed
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 binutils Not affected
SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 LTSS binutils Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1 binutils Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2 binutils Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP1 binutils Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP2 binutils Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service 11 SP3 binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service Image Server 12 binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 BCL binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 ESPOS binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 BCL binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ESPOS binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 ESPOS binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 LTSS binutils Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ESPOS 15 binutils Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 binutils Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 binutils Already fixed
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 binutils Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 binutils Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 binutils Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 binutils Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 binutils Not affected