CVE-2018-16402

Published: 03 September 2018

libelf/elf_end.c in elfutils 0.173 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (double free and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact because it tries to decompress twice.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 9.8

Status

Package Release Status
elfutils
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (0.175-1)
Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Not vulnerable
(0.176-1.1)
Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable
(0.176-1.1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(0.176-1.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (0.170-0.4ubuntu0.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (0.165-3ubuntu1.2)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Needs triage

Patches:
Upstream: https://sourceware.org/git/?p=elfutils.git;a=commit;h=56b18521fb8d46d40fc090c0de9d11a08bc982fa