Huawei EulerOS: Security Advisory for elfutils (EulerOS-SA-2019-2313)

Published: 2020-01-23 12:46:53
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the Huawei EulerOS 'elfutils' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the EulerOS-SA-2019-2313 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
libdw in elfutils 0.173 checks the end of the attributes list incorrectly in dwarf_getabbrev in dwarf_getabbrev.c and dwarf_hasattr in dwarf_hasattr.c, leading to a heap-based buffer over-read and an application crash.(CVE-2018-16403) libelf/elf_end.c in elfutils 0.173 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (double free and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact because it tries to decompress twice.(CVE-2018-16402) dwarf_getaranges in dwarf_getaranges.c in libdw in elfutils before 2018-08-18 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read) via a crafted file.(CVE-2018-16062)

Affected Versions:
'elfutils' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Huawei EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.3.0.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16062
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16402
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16403

References:

https://developer.huaweicloud.com/ict/en/site-euleros/euleros/security-advisories/EulerOS-SA-2019-2313

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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