CVE-2017-14333

Priority
Description
The process_version_sections function in readelf.c in GNU Binutils 2.29
allows attackers to cause a denial of service (Integer Overflow, and hang
because of a time-consuming loop) or possibly have unspecified other impact
via a crafted binary file with invalid values of ent.vn_next, during
"readelf -a" execution.
Notes
leosilvacode in precise and trusty are quite different, needs backport
sbeattiefor 2.29 branch, 64aa1246572306b72dc479b46d13ff749b0c3236 is
an omnibus patch set
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:
Upstream:https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=452bf675ea772002aa86fb1d28f3474da70ee1de
Upstream:https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=64aa1246572306b72dc479b46d13ff749b0c3236
More Information

Updated: 2019-12-05 19:44:50 UTC (commit 0aa5e7c87c8b55d2ec5c7f4ca1179cf75de91961)