CVE-2018-20671

NameCVE-2018-20671
Descriptionload_specific_debug_section in objdump.c in GNU Binutils through 2.31.1 contains an integer overflow vulnerability that can trigger a heap-based buffer overflow via a crafted section size.
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
buster, sid2.31.1-11vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
binutilssource(unstable)(unfixed)medium

Notes

[stretch] - binutils <ignored> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - binutils <ignored> (Minor issue)
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=24005
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=11fa9f134fd658075c6f74499c780df045d9e9ca

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