Bug 1573365 (CVE-2018-10373) - CVE-2018-10373 binutils: NULL pointer dereference in dwarf2.c:concat_filename() allows for denial of service via crafted file
Summary: CVE-2018-10373 binutils: NULL pointer dereference in dwarf2.c:concat_filename...
Alias: CVE-2018-10373
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=20180414,reported=2...
Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1573368 1573366 1573367 1573369 1579064 1579065
Blocks: 1573371
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-05-01 02:20 UTC by Sam Fowler
Modified: 2019-06-10 10:20 UTC (History)
11 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2019-06-10 10:20:56 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 Sam Fowler 2018-05-01 02:20:53 UTC
GNU Binutils through version 2.30 is vulnerable to a NULL pointer dereference in dwarf2.c:concat_filename(). An attacker could exploit this to crash the nm-new application  by providing a binary file.

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Comment 1 Sam Fowler 2018-05-01 02:21:29 UTC
Created binutils tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1573368]

Created mingw-binutils tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1573366]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1573369]

Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2018-10-30 07:24:15 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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