Upstream information

CVE-2021-3487 at MITRE

Description

There's a flaw in the BFD library of binutils in versions before 2.36. An attacker who supplies a crafted file to an application linked with BFD, and using the DWARF functionality, could cause an impact to system availability by way of excessive memory consumption.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Analysis

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.1
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.5 5.5
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None Low
User Interaction Required None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1184620 [NEW]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • binutils >= 2.37-1.3
  • binutils-devel >= 2.37-1.3
  • binutils-devel-32bit >= 2.37-1.3
  • binutils-gold >= 2.37-1.3
  • libctf-nobfd0 >= 2.37-1.3
  • libctf0 >= 2.37-1.3
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA binutils-2.37-1.3


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 Affected
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 binutils Analysis
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 binutils Affected
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 binutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 LTSS binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 LTSS binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP2 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service 11 SP3 binutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS binutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 BCL binutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS ERICSSON binutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS SAP binutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 BCL binutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ESPOS binutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS binutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 ESPOS binutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS binutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 binutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 LTSS binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 Business Critical Linux binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 LTSS binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ESPOS 15 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 binutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 binutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 binutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 binutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 binutils Affected
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 binutils Unsupported
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 binutils Unsupported
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 binutils Unsupported
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 binutils Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 binutils Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 binutils Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 binutils Analysis