CVE-2018-8945

Published: 22 March 2018

The bfd_section_from_shdr function in elf.c 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 (segmentation fault) via a large attribute section.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

Status

Package Release Status
binutils
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.30.90.20180627-1)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Not vulnerable
(2.31.1-6ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(2.31.1-6ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04.3)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Needed

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Needs triage

Patches:
Upstream: https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=95a6d23566165208853a68d9cd3c6eedca840ec6