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SUSE: CVE-2017-7300: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
03/29/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/01/2017
Modified
06/20/2021

Description

The Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.28, has an aout_link_add_symbols function in bfd/aoutx.h that is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer over-read (off-by-one) because of an incomplete check for invalid string offsets while loading symbols, leading to a GNU linker (ld) program crash.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-binutils
  • suse-upgrade-binutils-devel
  • suse-upgrade-binutils-gold
  • suse-upgrade-cross-ppc-binutils
  • suse-upgrade-cross-spu-binutils

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