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Ubuntu: USN-4336-2 (CVE-2017-17080): GNU binutils vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-4336-2 (CVE-2017-17080): GNU binutils vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/30/2017
Created
07/24/2021
Added
07/22/2021
Modified
03/24/2022

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)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-binutils
  • ubuntu-upgrade-binutils-multiarch

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