CVE-2018-7208

MEDIUM

Description

In the coff_pointerize_aux function in coffgen.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.30, an index is not validated, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted file, as demonstrated by objcopy of a COFF object.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103077

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2019:0327

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3032

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-17

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=22741

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-02-18

Updated: 2019-04-26

Type: CWE-20

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