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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-15023: Binutils: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-15023: Binutils: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/04/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/08/2018
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

read_formatted_entries in dwarf2.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29, does not properly validate the format count, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted ELF file, related to concat_filename.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-sys-devel-binutils

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