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HistoryNov 15, 2018 - 6:43 p.m.

binutils security update

2018-11-1518:43:31
CentOS Project
lists.centos.org
464

CVSS2

6.8

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS3

7.8

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

REQUIRED

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

EPSS

0.012

Percentile

85.4%

CentOS Errata and Security Advisory CESA-2018:3032

The binutils packages provide a collection of binary utilities for the manipulation of object code in various object file formats. It includes the ar, as, gprof, ld, nm, objcopy, objdump, ranlib, readelf, size, strings, strip, and addr2line utilities.

Security Fix(es):

  • binutils: Improper bounds check in coffgen.c:coff_pointerize_aux() allows for denial of service when parsing a crafted COFF file (CVE-2018-7208)

  • binutils: integer overflow via an ELF file with corrupt dwarf1 debug information in libbfd library (CVE-2018-7568)

  • binutils: integer underflow or overflow via an ELF file with a corrupt DWARF FORM block in libbfd library (CVE-2018-7569)

  • binutils: NULL pointer dereference in swap_std_reloc_in function in aoutx.h resulting in crash (CVE-2018-7642)

  • binutils: Integer overflow in the display_debug_ranges function resulting in crash (CVE-2018-7643)

  • binutils: Crash in elf.c:bfd_section_from_shdr() with crafted executable (CVE-2018-8945)

  • binutils: Heap-base buffer over-read in dwarf.c:process_cu_tu_index() allows for denial of service via crafted file (CVE-2018-10372)

  • binutils: NULL pointer dereference in dwarf2.c:concat_filename() allows for denial of service via crafted file (CVE-2018-10373)

  • binutils: out of bounds memory write in peXXigen.c files (CVE-2018-10534)

  • binutils: NULL pointer dereference in elf.c (CVE-2018-10535)

  • binutils: Uncontrolled Resource Consumption in execution of nm (CVE-2018-13033)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Additional Changes:

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 Release Notes linked from the References section.

Merged security bulletin from advisories:
https://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-cr-announce/2018-November/031600.html

Affected packages:
binutils
binutils-devel

Upstream details at:
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3032

CVSS2

6.8

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS3

7.8

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

REQUIRED

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

EPSS

0.012

Percentile

85.4%