CVE-2018-10373

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2018-04-14
CWE:
CWE-476
Bugzilla:
1573365: CVE-2018-10373 binutils: NULL pointer dereference in dwarf2.c:concat_filename() allows for denial of service via crafted file

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

concat_filename in dwarf2.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 (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted binary file, as demonstrated by nm-new.

Find out more about CVE-2018-10373 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 3.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (binutils) RHSA-2018:3032 2018-10-30

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 binutils Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 binutils Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 binutils220 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 binutils Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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