CVE-2018-12699

critical

Description

finish_stab in stabs.c in GNU Binutils 2.30 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact, as demonstrated by an out-of-bounds write of 8 bytes. This can occur during execution of objdump.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104540

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: 2019-08-03

Type: CWE-787

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 9.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: CRITICAL