Bug 1642604 (CVE-2018-18310) - CVE-2018-18310 elfutils: invalid memory address dereference was discovered in dwfl_segment_report_module.c in libdwfl
Summary: CVE-2018-18310 elfutils: invalid memory address dereference was discovered in...
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2018-18310
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: 1642605 1642606 1651565 1651566 1651567
Blocks: 1642607
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2018-10-24 19:37 UTC by Laura Pardo
Modified: 2019-09-29 15:01 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-08-06 13:20:21 UTC


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Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2019:2197 None None None 2019-08-06 12:27:08 UTC

Description Laura Pardo 2018-10-24 19:37:09 UTC
A flaw was found in elfutils through v0.174. An invalid memory address dereference was discovered in dwfl_segment_report_module.c in libdwfl. The vulnerability allows attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) with a crafted ELF file, as demonstrated by consider_notes. 


References:
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=23752 
https://sourceware.org/ml/elfutils-devel/2018-q4/msg00022.html

Comment 1 Laura Pardo 2018-10-24 19:37:57 UTC
Created elfutils tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1642605]

Comment 3 Stefan Cornelius 2018-11-20 11:04:09 UTC
Statement:

This issue affects the versions of elfutils as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, and 7.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is now in Extended Life Phase of the support and maintenance life cycle. This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle: https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 is now in Maintenance Support 2 Phase of the support and maintenance life cycle. This has been rated as having a security impact of Low, and is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle: https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/.

Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2019-08-06 12:27:06 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2019:2197 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2197

Comment 7 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-08-06 13:20:21 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-18310


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