CVE-2019-7665

Published: 09 February 2019

In elfutils 0.175, a heap-based buffer over-read was discovered in the function elf32_xlatetom in elf32_xlatetom.c in libelf. A crafted ELF input can cause a segmentation fault leading to denial of service (program crash) because ebl_core_note does not reject malformed core file notes.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

Status

Package Release Status
elfutils
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (0.176-1)
Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Not vulnerable
(0.176-1.1)
Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable
(0.176-1.1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(0.176-1.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (0.170-0.4ubuntu0.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (0.165-3ubuntu1.2)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Needs triage

Patches:
Upstream: https://sourceware.org/git/?p=elfutils.git;a=commit;h=de01cc6f9446187d69b9748bb3636361c79e77a4