CVE-2018-12700

NameCVE-2018-12700
DescriptionA Stack Exhaustion issue was discovered in debug_write_type in debug.c in GNU Binutils 2.30 because of DEBUG_KIND_INDIRECT infinite recursion.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
binutils (PTS)jessie2.25-5+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch2.28-5vulnerable
buster2.31.1-16vulnerable
bullseye2.32.51.20190727-1fixed
sid2.32.51.20190813-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
binutilssource(unstable)2.32.51.20190707-1unimportant

Notes

https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=85454
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=23057
Fixed by: https://gcc.gnu.org/git/?p=gcc.git;a=commit;h=03e51746ed98d9106803f6009ebd71ea670ad3b9
binutils not covered by security support

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