(RHSA-2019:2197) Low: elfutils security, bug fix, and enhancement update

ID RHSA-2019:2197
Type redhat
Reporter RedHat
Modified 2019-08-06T13:41:32


The elfutils packages contain a number of utility programs and libraries related to the creation and maintenance of executable code.

The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version: elfutils (0.176). (BZ#1676504)

Security Fix(es):

  • elfutils: Heap-based buffer over-read in libdw/dwarf_getaranges.c:dwarf_getaranges() via crafted file (CVE-2018-16062)

  • elfutils: Double-free due to double decompression of sections in crafted ELF causes crash (CVE-2018-16402)

  • elfutils: Heap-based buffer over-read in libdw/dwarf_getabbrev.c and libwd/dwarf_hasattr.c causes crash (CVE-2018-16403)

  • elfutils: invalid memory address dereference was discovered in dwfl_segment_report_module.c in libdwfl (CVE-2018-18310)

  • elfutils: eu-size cannot handle recursive ar files (CVE-2018-18520)

  • elfutils: Divide-by-zero in arlib_add_symbols function in arlib.c (CVE-2018-18521)

  • elfutils: heap-based buffer over-read in read_srclines in dwarf_getsrclines.c in libdw (CVE-2019-7149)

  • elfutils: segmentation fault in elf64_xlatetom in libelf/elf32_xlatetom.c (CVE-2019-7150)

  • elfutils: Out of bound write in elf_cvt_note in libelf/note_xlate.h (CVE-2019-7664)

  • elfutils: heap-based buffer over-read in function elf32_xlatetom in elf32_xlatetom.c (CVE-2019-7665)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, 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 7.7 Release Notes linked from the References section.