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GNU binutils vulnerabilities

2023-12-1100:00:00
ubuntu.com
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ubuntu 22.04 lts
ubuntu 20.04 lts
ubuntu 14.04 esm
gnu binutils
coff files
buffer overflow
denial of service
arbitrary code
sensitive information
crafted dwarf files

CVSS3

8.8

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

REQUIRED

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

AI Score

8.3

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.001

Percentile

45.4%

Releases

  • Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 14.04 ESM

Packages

  • binutils - GNU assembler, linker and binary utilities

Details

It was discovered that GNU binutils incorrectly handled certain COFF files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash or execute
arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2022-38533)

It was discovered that GNU binutils was not properly performing bounds
checks in several functions, which could lead to a buffer overflow. An
attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service,
expose sensitive information or execute arbitrary code. This issue only
affected Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and Ubuntu 22.04 LTS.
(CVE-2022-4285, CVE-2020-19726, CVE-2021-46174)

It was discovered that GNU binutils contained a reachable assertion, which
could lead to an intentional assertion failure when processing certain
crafted DWARF files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a
denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
and Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. (CVE-2022-35205)

CVSS3

8.8

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

REQUIRED

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

AI Score

8.3

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.001

Percentile

45.4%