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CVE-2018-18521

Published: 19 October 2018

Divide-by-zero vulnerabilities in the function arlib_add_symbols() in arlib.c in elfutils 0.174 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) with a crafted ELF file, as demonstrated by eu-ranlib, because a zero sh_entsize is mishandled.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

Status

Package Release Status
elfutils
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (0.170-0.4ubuntu0.1)
cosmic
Released (0.170-0.5.0ubuntu1.1)
disco Not vulnerable
(0.176-1)
eoan Not vulnerable
(0.176-1.1)
focal Not vulnerable
(0.176-1.1)
groovy Not vulnerable
(0.176-1.1)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(0.176-1.1)
impish Not vulnerable
(0.176-1.1)
jammy Not vulnerable
(0.176-1.1)
precise Ignored
(end of ESM support, was needs-triage)
trusty Needs triage

upstream
Released (0.175-1)
xenial
Released (0.165-3ubuntu1.2)