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
 leosilva> code in precise and trusty are quite different, needs backport
 sbeattie> for 2.29 branch, 64aa1246572306b72dc479b46d13ff749b0c3236 is
  an omnibus patch set
Package
Upstream:released (2.29.1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):needed
Trusty/esm:needed
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (2.29.1-1ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):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:
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: 2019-04-26 14:20:00 UTC (commit 30899e40836d26e1bb5f0b072d31fd87b6cf3bd4)