CVE-2018-20671

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Description

load_specific_debug_section in objdump.c in GNU Binutils through 2.31.1 contains an integer overflow vulnerability that can trigger a heap-based buffer overflow via a crafted section size.

References

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

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

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106457

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=24005

https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=11fa9f134fd658075c6f74499c780df045d9e9ca

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4336-1/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-01-04

Updated: 2020-08-24

Type: CWE-787

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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 2.31.1 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (11 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
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
132828EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.5.0 : binutils (EulerOS-SA-2020-1074)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
132594EulerOS 2.0 SP8 : binutils (EulerOS-SA-2020-1001)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
medium
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
126474Photon OS 3.0: Binutils PHSA-2019-3.0-0022NessusPhotonOS Local Security Checks
medium
126470Photon OS 1.0: Binutils PHSA-2019-1.0-0242NessusPhotonOS Local Security Checks
critical