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Ubuntu: USN-4336-2 (CVE-2017-16832): GNU binutils vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-4336-2 (CVE-2017-16832): GNU binutils vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/15/2017
Created
07/24/2021
Added
07/22/2021
Modified
07/22/2021

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)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-2-26-1-1ubuntu1-16-04-8-esm1
  • ubuntu-upgrade-available
  • ubuntu-upgrade-binutils-multiarch
  • ubuntu-upgrade-desktop
  • ubuntu-upgrade-infra
  • ubuntu-upgrade-ua

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