CVE-2018-20002

Priority
Description
The _bfd_generic_read_minisymbols function in syms.c in the Binary File
Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.31,
has a memory leak via a crafted ELF file, leading to a denial of service
(memory consumption), as demonstrated by nm.
Notes
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):needs-triage
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):needs-triage
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):needed
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (2.32-7ubuntu4)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):not-affected (2.32-8ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):not-affected (2.32-8ubuntu1)
Patches:
Upstream:https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=c2f5dc30afa34696f2da0081c4ac50b958ecb0e9
More Information

Updated: 2019-12-05 19:55:32 UTC (commit 0aa5e7c87c8b55d2ec5c7f4ca1179cf75de91961)