ID CVE-2017-15023
Summary read_formatted_entries in dwarf2.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29, does not properly validate the format count, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted ELF file, related to concat_filename.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • GNU Binutils 2.29
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:binutils:2.29
CVSS
Base: 4.3
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-476
CAPEC
nessus via4
  • NASL family PhotonOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id PHOTONOS_PHSA-2018-1_0-0104_BINUTILS.NASL
    description An update of the binutils package has been released.
    last seen 2019-02-08
    modified 2019-02-07
    plugin id 121805
    published 2019-02-07
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=121805
    title Photon OS 1.0: Binutils PHSA-2018-1.0-0104
  • NASL family Gentoo Local Security Checks
    NASL id GENTOO_GLSA-201801-01.NASL
    description The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201801-01 (Binutils: Multiple vulnerabilities) Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Binutils. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details. Impact : A remote attacker, by enticing a user to compile/execute a specially crafted ELF, tekhex, PE, or binary file, could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition. Workaround : There are no known workarounds at this time.
    last seen 2019-01-16
    modified 2018-01-26
    plugin id 105627
    published 2018-01-08
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=105627
    title GLSA-201801-01 : Binutils: Multiple vulnerabilities
  • NASL family PhotonOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id PHOTONOS_PHSA-2018-1_0-0104.NASL
    description An update of 'binutils' packages of Photon OS has been released.
    last seen 2019-02-08
    modified 2019-02-07
    plugin id 111916
    published 2018-08-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=111916
    title Photon OS 1.0: Binutils PHSA-2018-1.0-0104 (deprecated)
refmap via4
bid 101611
gentoo GLSA-201801-01
misc
Last major update 04-10-2017 - 21:29
Published 04-10-2017 - 21:29
Last modified 08-01-2018 - 21:29
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