CVE-2018-18521

Source
Severity Medium
Remote Yes
Type Denial of service
Description
Divide-by-zero vulnerabilities in the function arlib_add_symbols() in arlib.c in elfutils 0.174 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) with a crafted ELF file, as demonstrated by eu-ranlib, because a zero sh_entsize is mishandled.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-785 elfutils 0.174-1 Medium Vulnerable
References
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=23786
https://sourceware.org/ml/elfutils-devel/2018-q4/msg00055.html