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CVE-2018-6759

Published: 6 February 2018

The bfd_get_debug_link_info_1 function in opncls.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.30, has an unchecked strnlen operation. Remote attackers could leverage this vulnerability to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via a crafted ELF file.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

Status

Package Release Status
binutils
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
bionic Not vulnerable
(2.30-15ubuntu1)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(2.31.1-6ubuntu1)
disco Not vulnerable
(2.31.1-6ubuntu1)
eoan Not vulnerable
(2.31.1-6ubuntu1)
focal Not vulnerable
(2.31.1-6ubuntu1)
groovy Not vulnerable
(2.31.1-6ubuntu1)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(2.31.1-6ubuntu1)
impish Not vulnerable
(2.31.1-6ubuntu1)
jammy Not vulnerable
(2.31.1-6ubuntu1)
precise Not vulnerable
(code not present)
trusty Needed

upstream
Released (2.31)
xenial
Released (2.26.1-1ubuntu1~16.04.8+esm1)
Patches:
upstream: https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=64e234d417d5685a4aec0edc618114d9991c031b