CVE-2018-18310 Detail

Current Description

An invalid memory address dereference was discovered in dwfl_segment_report_module.c in libdwfl in elfutils through v0.174. The vulnerability allows attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) with a crafted ELF file, as demonstrated by consider_notes.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-06/msg00052.html
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2197
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/02/msg00036.html Third Party Advisory 
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=23752 Exploit  Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://sourceware.org/ml/elfutils-devel/2018-q4/msg00022.html Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4012-1/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-18310
NVD Published Date:
10/14/2018
NVD Last Modified:
06/10/2019
Source:
MITRE