CVE-2018-7208

Priority
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.
Notes
Package
Upstream:released (2.30-6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):needs-triage
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):needs-triage
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needs-triage
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04.1)
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;h=eb77f6a4621795367a39cdd30957903af9dbb815
More Information

Updated: 2019-12-05 19:57:32 UTC (commit 0aa5e7c87c8b55d2ec5c7f4ca1179cf75de91961)