CVE-2018-8945

Priority
Description
The bfd_section_from_shdr 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 (segmentation fault) via a
large attribute section.
Notes
Package
Upstream:released (2.30.90.20180627-1)
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 (2.31.1-6ubuntu1)
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=commitdiff;h=95a6d23566165208853a68d9cd3c6eedca840ec6
More Information

Updated: 2019-12-05 19:57:59 UTC (commit 0aa5e7c87c8b55d2ec5c7f4ca1179cf75de91961)