GNU libiberty CVE-2018-12698 Memory Corruption Vulnerability

GNU libiberty is prone to a memory-corruption vulnerability.

Attackers can exploit this issue to cause excessive memory consumption, resulting in denial-of-service conditions. Given the nature of this issue, attackers may also be able to execute arbitrary code, but this has not been confirmed.


Bugtraq ID: 104539
Class: Boundary Condition Error
CVE: CVE-2018-12698

Remote: Yes
Local: No
Published: Jun 23 2018 12:00AM
Updated: Jun 23 2018 12:00AM
Credit: Sergej Schumilo, Cornelius Aschermann, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Vulnerable: GNU libiberty 0
GNU Binutils 2.30

Not Vulnerable:


The researcher who discovered this issue has created a proof-of-concept. Please see the references for more information.

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