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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-16832: Binutils: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-16832: Binutils: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/15/2017
Created
03/19/2019
Added
11/27/2018
Modified
11/27/2018

Description

The pe_bfd_read_buildid function in peicode.h in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29.1, does not validate size and offset values in the data dictionary, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation violation and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted PE file.

Solution(s)

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

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