CVE-2017-14940

Priority
Description
scan_unit_for_symbols in dwarf2.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD)
library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29, allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and
application crash) via a crafted ELF file.
Notes
Package
Upstream:released (2.29.90.20180122-1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):needs-triage
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):needs-triage
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (2.32-7ubuntu4)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):not-affected (2.32-8ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):not-affected (2.32-8ubuntu1)
Patches:
Upstream:https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=0d76029f92182c3682d8be2c833d45bc9a2068fe
More Information

Updated: 2019-12-05 19:45:37 UTC (commit 0aa5e7c87c8b55d2ec5c7f4ca1179cf75de91961)