CVE-2018-7643

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2018-03-01
CWE:
CWE-190
Bugzilla:
1553119: CVE-2018-7643 binutils: Integer overflow in the display_debug_ranges function resulting in crash

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The display_debug_ranges function in dwarf.c in GNU Binutils 2.30 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (integer overflow and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted ELF file, as demonstrated by objdump.

Find out more about CVE-2018-7643 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: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

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
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