Bug 1595427 (CVE-2018-12699) - CVE-2018-12699 binutils: heap-based buffer overflow in finish_stab in stabs.c
Summary: CVE-2018-12699 binutils: heap-based buffer overflow in finish_stab in stabs.c
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2018-12699
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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low
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1595435 1595432 1595433 1595434 1600270 1600272
Blocks: 1595443
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Reported: 2018-06-26 21:54 UTC by Laura Pardo
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:42 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-10 10:30:28 UTC


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Description Laura Pardo 2018-06-26 21:54:28 UTC
A flaw was found in finish_stab in stabs.c in GNU Binutils 2.30 which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) as demonstrated by an out-of-bounds write of 8 bytes.


References:
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/binutils/+bug/1763102 	
https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=85454 	
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=23057

Comment 1 Laura Pardo 2018-06-26 21:56:26 UTC
Created binutils tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1595435]


Created mingw-binutils tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1595433]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1595432]


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