Bug 1553119 (CVE-2018-7643) - CVE-2018-7643 binutils: Integer overflow in the display_debug_ranges function resulting in crash
Summary: CVE-2018-7643 binutils: Integer overflow in the display_debug_ranges function...
Alias: CVE-2018-7643
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: impact=low,public=20180301,reported=2...
Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1551786 1551787 1553122 1579802
Blocks: 1553120
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-03-08 10:53 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-06-14 08:50 UTC (History)
11 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2019-06-10 10:17:08 UTC

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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2018:3032 None None None 2018-10-30 07:24 UTC

Description Andrej Nemec 2018-03-08 10:53:10 UTC
The display_debug_ranges function in dwarf.c in GNU Binutils 2.30 allows 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.

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Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2018-03-08 10:57:27 UTC
Created binutils tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1551786]

Created mingw-binutils tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1551787]

Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2018-10-30 07:24:00 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2018:3032 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3032

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