CVE-2018-7642

Priority
Description
The swap_std_reloc_in function in aoutx.h 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 (aout_32_swap_std_reloc_out
NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted ELF file, as
demonstrated by objcopy.
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):needed
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=116acb2c268c89c89186673a7c92620d21825b25
More Information

Updated: 2019-12-05 19:57:39 UTC (commit 0aa5e7c87c8b55d2ec5c7f4ca1179cf75de91961)