CVE-2017-14974

Priority
Description
The *_get_synthetic_symtab functions in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD)
library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29, mishandle the
failure of a certain canonicalization step, which allows remote attackers
to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application
crash) via a crafted ELF file, related to elf32-i386.c and elf64-x86-64.c.
Package
Upstream:released (2.29.1-2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):needs-triage
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):needs-triage
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needs-triage
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (2.29.1-4ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (2.29.1-4ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (2.29.1-4ubuntu1)
More Information

Updated: 2019-01-14 21:24:15 UTC (commit 51f9b73af244ba86b9321e46e526586c25a8e060)