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SUSE: CVE-2017-9040: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

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SUSE: CVE-2017-9040: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/17/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/01/2017
Modified
02/04/2022

Description

GNU Binutils 2017-04-03 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash), related to the process_mips_specific function in readelf.c, via a crafted ELF file that triggers a large memory-allocation attempt.

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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