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CVE-2018-7642

Published: 2 March 2018

The swap_std_reloc_in function in aoutx.h in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.30, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (aout_32_swap_std_reloc_out NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted ELF file, as demonstrated by objcopy.

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
(2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04.1)
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 Ignored
(end of ESM support, was needs-triage)
trusty Needs triage

upstream
Released (2.30-6)
xenial
Released (2.26.1-1ubuntu1~16.04.8+esm1)
Patches:
upstream: https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=116acb2c268c89c89186673a7c92620d21825b25