Bug 1597853 (CVE-2018-12934) - CVE-2018-12934 binutils: Uncontrolled Resource Consumption in remember_Ktype in cplus-dem.c
Summary: CVE-2018-12934 binutils: Uncontrolled Resource Consumption in remember_Ktype ...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2018-12934
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1597854 1597856 1597857 1597858 1597859 1599458
Blocks: 1597855
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Reported: 2018-07-03 17:26 UTC by Laura Pardo
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:43 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-10 10:31:48 UTC


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Description Laura Pardo 2018-07-03 17:26:42 UTC
A flaw was found in remember_Ktype in cplus-dem.c in GNU libiberty, as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.30. This allows attackers to trigger excessive memory consumption (aka OOM). This can occur during execution of cxxfilt.


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https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/binutils/+bug/1763101

Comment 1 Laura Pardo 2018-07-03 17:28:08 UTC
Created binutils tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1597857]


Created mingw-binutils tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1597854]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1597859]


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