CVE-2018-19931

MEDIUM

Description

An issue was discovered in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils through 2.31. There is a heap-based buffer overflow in bfd_elf32_swap_phdr_in in elfcode.h because the number of program headers is not restricted.

References

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

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106144

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

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190221-0004/

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=23942

https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=5f60af5d24d181371d67534fa273dd221df20c07

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-12-07

Updated: 2019-08-03

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH