CVE-2017-12459

Priority
Medium
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.
References
Notes
 sbeattie> same commit as CVE-2017-12455
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=8bdf0be19d2777565a8b1c88347f65d6a4b8c5fc
Patch:https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;a=patch;h=796337aa8ba0aa0397c07c264f82fe8eb9fd46e0 (v2.29)
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Updated: 2018-02-02 09:14:17 UTC (commit 14120)