CVE-2017-12449

Priority
Description
The _bfd_vms_save_sized_string function in vms-misc.c in the Binary File
Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29
and earlier, allows remote attackers to cause an out of bounds heap read
via a crafted vms file.
Notes
Package
Upstream:released (2.29.1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):needed
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):needed
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (2.29.1-1ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (2.29.1-1ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):not-affected (2.29.1-1ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):not-affected (2.29.1-1ubuntu1)
Patches:
Other:https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;a=patch;h=8bdf0be19d2777565a8b1c88347f65d6a4b8c5fc
Other:https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;a=patch;h=796337aa8ba0aa0397c07c264f82fe8eb9fd46e0 (v2.29)
More Information

Updated: 2019-12-05 19:42:37 UTC (commit 0aa5e7c87c8b55d2ec5c7f4ca1179cf75de91961)