Integer Overflow or Wraparound

Affecting binutils package, versions *

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Overview

In GNU Binutils 2.30, there's an integer overflow in the function load_specific_debug_section() in objdump.c, which results in malloc() with 0 size. A crafted ELF file allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact.

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CVSS Score

7.8
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Local
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    Required
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE
CVE-2018-6543
CWE
CWE-190
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN8-BINUTILS-404027
Disclosed
02 Feb, 2018
Published
02 Feb, 2018