CVE-2018-18483

Published: 18 October 2018

The get_count function in cplus-dem.c in GNU libiberty, as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.31, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (malloc called with the result of an integer-overflowing calculation) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted string, as demonstrated by c++filt.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
binutils
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable
(2.33-2ubuntu1.2)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(2.33-2ubuntu1.2)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04.3)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (2.26.1-1ubuntu1~16.04.8+esm1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Needs triage

Patches:
Upstream: https://sourceware.org/git/?p=binutils-gdb.git;a=commit;h=1910070b298052d7ca8e4024891465824588c1e9
libiberty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable
(20190907-1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(20190907-1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (20170913-1ubuntu0.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (20160215-1ubuntu0.3)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist