Public Date:
1677538: CVE-2019-7665 elfutils: heap-based buffer over-read in function elf32_xlatetom in elf32_xlatetom.c

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2019-7665 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 elfutils Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 elfutils Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 elfutils Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 elfutils Will not fix
Last Modified

CVE description copyright © 2017, The MITRE Corporation