CVE-2018-12698

high

Description

demangle_template in cplus-dem.c in GNU libiberty, as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.30, allows attackers to trigger excessive memory consumption (aka OOM) during the "Create an array for saving the template argument values" XNEWVEC call. This can occur during execution of objdump.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104539

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/binutils/+bug/1763102

https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=85454

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201908-01

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=23057

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-06-23

Updated: 2019-10-03

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH