CVE-2018-17358

medium
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Description

An issue was discovered in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.31. An invalid memory access exists in _bfd_stab_section_find_nearest_line in syms.c. Attackers could leverage this vulnerability to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted ELF file.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-10/msg00072.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-11/msg00008.html

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=23686

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-09-23

Updated: 2019-10-31

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.3

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:gnu:binutils:2.31.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (14 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
153333EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : binutils (EulerOS-SA-2021-2355)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
151919Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : GNU binutils vulnerabilities (USN-4336-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
135966Ubuntu 18.04 LTS : GNU binutils vulnerabilities (USN-4336-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
135628EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.2.2 : binutils (EulerOS-SA-2020-1466)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
135501EulerOS 2.0 SP3 : binutils (EulerOS-SA-2020-1372)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
134494EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.2.0 : binutils (EulerOS-SA-2020-1205)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
130838EulerOS 2.0 SP5 : binutils (EulerOS-SA-2019-2129)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
130576openSUSE Security Update : binutils (openSUSE-2019-2432)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
130420openSUSE Security Update : binutils (openSUSE-2019-2415)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
130340SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : binutils (SUSE-SU-2019:2780-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
130257SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : binutils (SUSE-SU-2019:2779-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
129879SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : binutils (SUSE-SU-2019:2650-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
126269EulerOS 2.0 SP8 : binutils (EulerOS-SA-2019-1642)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
medium
126185Photon OS 1.0: Binutils PHSA-2019-1.0-0239NessusPhotonOS Local Security Checks
high