CVE-2017-12459

Priority
Description
The bfd_mach_o_read_symtab_strtab function in bfd/mach-o.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
write and possibly achieve code execution via a crafted mach-o file.
Notes
sbeattiesame commit as CVE-2017-12455
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):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: 2019-10-09 06:33:34 UTC (commit 33aea848a182c0afcd0a3f927a01a7ecd9a061ee)