CVE-2018-6323

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2018-01-25
CWE:
CWE-190
Bugzilla:
1539886: CVE-2018-6323 binutils: Integer overflow in elf_object_p function in elfcode.h

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The elf_object_p function in elfcode.h in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29.1, has an unsigned integer overflow because bfd_size_type multiplication is not used. A crafted ELF file allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact.

Find out more about CVE-2018-6323 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 binutils Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 binutils Will not fix
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
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