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SUSE: CVE-2017-7209: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

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SUSE: CVE-2017-7209: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
03/21/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/01/2017
Modified
02/04/2022

Description

The dump_section_as_bytes function in readelf in GNU Binutils 2.28 accesses a NULL pointer while reading section contents in a corrupt binary, leading to a program crash.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-binutils
  • suse-upgrade-binutils-devel
  • suse-upgrade-binutils-devel-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-binutils-gold
  • suse-upgrade-cross-ppc-binutils
  • suse-upgrade-cross-spu-binutils
  • suse-upgrade-libctf-nobfd0
  • suse-upgrade-libctf0

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