CVE-2018-6872

Priority
Description
The elf_parse_notes function in elf.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD)
library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.30, allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and segmentation
violation) via a note with a large alignment.
Notes
ratliffwithout ASAN, does not segfault on trusty nor xenial
Package
Upstream:released (2.31)
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):released (2.30-20ubuntu2~18.04)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (2.31.1-6ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):not-affected (2.31.1-6ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):not-affected (2.31.1-6ubuntu1)
Patches:
Upstream:https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;a=commit;h=ef135d4314fd4c2d7da66b9d7b59af4a85b0f7e6 (trunk)
Upstream:https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;a=commit;h=d895ef77ffc94e02e748856c2ab54f5bb8cc867e (2.30 branch)
More Information

Updated: 2019-12-05 19:57:29 UTC (commit 0aa5e7c87c8b55d2ec5c7f4ca1179cf75de91961)