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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-17080: Binutils: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-17080: Binutils: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/30/2017
Created
03/19/2019
Added
11/27/2018
Modified
11/27/2018

Description

elf.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29.1, does not validate sizes of core notes, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (bfd_getl32 heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted object file, related to elfcore_grok_netbsd_procinfo, elfcore_grok_openbsd_procinfo, and elfcore_grok_nto_status.

Solution(s)

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

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