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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-20002

The _bfd_generic_read_minisymbols function in syms.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.31, has a memory leak via a crafted ELF file, leading to a denial of service (memory consumption), as demonstrated by nm.
Publish Date : 2018-12-09 Last Update Date : 2019-10-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 772

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-20002

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application F5 Traffix Signaling Delivery Controller 4.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU Binutils 2.31 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
F5 Traffix Signaling Delivery Controller 1
GNU Binutils 1

- References For CVE-2018-20002

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K62602089 CONFIRM
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=c2f5dc30afa34696f2da0081c4ac50b958ecb0e9
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=23952
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190221-0004/ CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106142
BID 106142 GNU Binutils CVE-2018-20002 Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2018-12-09
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201908-01
GENTOO GLSA-201908-01

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-20002

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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