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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2018-18520) ELSA-2019-2197: elfutils security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2018-18520) ELSA-2019-2197: elfutils security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/19/2018
Created
07/23/2020
Added
07/21/2020
Modified
11/23/2022

Description

An Invalid Memory Address Dereference exists in the function elf_end in libelf in elfutils through v0.174. Although eu-size is intended to support ar files inside ar files, handle_ar in size.c closes the outer ar file before handling all inner entries. The vulnerability allows attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) with a crafted ELF file.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-elfutils
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-elfutils-default-yama-scope
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-elfutils-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-elfutils-devel-static
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-elfutils-libelf
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-elfutils-libelf-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-elfutils-libelf-devel-static
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-elfutils-libs

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