CVE-2017-12454

Priority
Medium
Description
The _bfd_vms_slurp_egsd function in bfd/vms-alpha.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 arbitrary memory read via
a crafted vms alpha file.
References
Notes
 sbeattie> same commits as CVE-2017-12450
Package
Upstream:released (2.29.1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):needed
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):needed
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):not-affected (2.29.1-1ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (2.29.1-1ubuntu1)
Patches:
Patch:https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;a=patch;h=ca4cf9b9c622a5695e01f7f5815a7382a31fcf51
More Information

Updated: 2018-01-22 22:14:16 UTC (commit 14042)