CVE-2018-8769

NameCVE-2018-8769
Descriptionelfutils 0.170 has a buffer over-read in the ebl_dynamic_tag_name function of libebl/ebldynamictagname.c because SYMTAB_SHNDX is unsupported.
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

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
elfutils (PTS)jessie0.159-4.2fixed
jessie (security)0.159-4.2+deb8u1fixed
stretch0.168-1fixed
bullseye, sid, buster0.176-1.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
elfutilssource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- elfutils <not-affected> (Issue introduced later)
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=22976
https://sourceware.org/ml/elfutils-devel/2018-q1/msg00078.html
Issue introduced with a merge/update of elf.h from glibc in
https://sourceware.org/git/?p=elfutils.git;a=commit;h=88f3d2daa107b09fdba376a82bce7ed534c93645
when SYMTAB_SHNDX was introduced, but not yet handled in the
ebl_dynamic_tag_name function.

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