NewStart CGSL CORE 5.04 / MAIN 5.04 : binutils Multiple Vulnerabilities (NS-SA-2019-0187)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 129883

Synopsis

The remote machine is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The remote NewStart CGSL host, running version CORE 5.04 / MAIN 5.04, has binutils packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities:

- An issue was discovered in arm_pt in cplus-dem.c in GNU libiberty, as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.30. Stack Exhaustion occurs in the C++ demangling functions provided by libiberty, and there are recursive stack frames: demangle_arm_hp_template, demangle_class_name, demangle_fund_type, do_type, do_arg, demangle_args, and demangle_nested_args. This can occur during execution of nm-new. (CVE-2018-12641)

- A NULL pointer dereference (aka SEGV on unknown address 0x000000000000) was discovered in work_stuff_copy_to_from in cplus-dem.c in GNU libiberty, as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.30. This can occur during execution of objdump. (CVE-2018-12697)

- binutils version 2.32 and earlier contains a Integer Overflow vulnerability in objdump, bfd_get_dynamic_reloc
_upper_bound,bfd_canonicalize_dynamic_reloc that can result in Integer overflow trigger heap overflow.
Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.. This attack appear to be exploitable via Local.
This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in after commit 3a551c7a1b80fca579461774860574eabfd7f18f.
(CVE-2018-1000876)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade the vulnerable CGSL binutils packages. Note that updated packages may not be available yet. Please contact ZTE for more information.

See Also

http://security.gd-linux.com/notice/NS-SA-2019-0187

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 129883

File Name: newstart_cgsl_NS-SA-2019-0187_binutils.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2019/10/15

Updated: 2019/10/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-1000876

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/ZTE-CGSL/release, Host/ZTE-CGSL/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/10/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/06/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12641, CVE-2018-12697, CVE-2018-1000876