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Vulnerability of Elfutils: two vulnerabilities

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use several vulnerabilities of Elfutils.
Impacted software: Debian, Fedora, openSUSE Leap, RHEL, SIMATIC, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 2.
Creation date: 18/02/2019.
Références of this announce: CVE-2019-7664, CVE-2019-7665, DLA-1689-1, FEDORA-2019-44a9d99647, openSUSE-SU-2019:1590-1, RHSA-2019:2197-01, RHSA-2019:3575-01, SSB-439005, SUSE-SU-2019:1486-1, SUSE-SU-2019:1733-1, USN-4012-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-28528.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use several vulnerabilities of Elfutils.
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This weakness impacts software or systems such as Debian, Fedora, openSUSE Leap, RHEL, SIMATIC, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this vulnerability announce is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

This bulletin is about 2 vulnerabilities.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this threat bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

Debian 8: new elfutils packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: elfutils 0.159-4.2+deb8u1

Fedora 29: new elfutils packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 29: elfutils 0.176-1.fc29

openSUSE Leap 15: new elfutils packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: elfutils 0.168-lp150.3.3.1
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: elfutils 0.168-lp151.4.3.1

RHEL 7: new elfutils packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7: elfutils 0.176-2.el7

RHEL 8: new elfutils packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 8: elfutils 0.176-5.el8

SIMATIC S7-1500 CPU 1518: workaround for GNU/Linux Vulnerabilities.
A workaround is indicated in the information source.

SUSE LE 12 SP3/4: new elfutils packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: elfutils 0.158-7.7.2
  SUSE LE 12 SP4: elfutils 0.158-7.7.2

SUSE LE 15: new elfutils packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: elfutils 0.168-4.5.3
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: elfutils 0.168-4.5.3

Ubuntu: new elfutils packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 18.10: elfutils 0.170-0.5.0ubuntu1.1
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: elfutils 0.170-0.4ubuntu0.1
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: elfutils 0.165-3ubuntu1.2

Wind River Linux: solution (21/05/2019).
The solution is indicated in information sources.
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