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CVE-2018-12697 Detail

Current Description

A NULL pointer dereference (aka SEGV on unknown address 0x000000000000) was discovered in work_stuff_copy_to_from in cplus-dem.c in GNU libiberty, as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.30. This can occur during execution of objdump.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/23/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104538 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/binutils/+bug/1763102 Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=85454 Exploit Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=23057 Exploit Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:binutils:2.30:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 2
OR
cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-12697
NVD Published Date:
06/23/2018
NVD Last Modified:
08/21/2018