CVE-2017-15020

Priority
Medium
Description
dwarf1.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as
distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29, mishandles pointers, which allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have
unspecified other impact via a crafted ELF file, related to parse_die and
parse_line_table, as demonstrated by a parse_die heap-based buffer
over-read.
References
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
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 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):ignored (reached end-of-life)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):needs-triage
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):needs-triage
More Information

Updated: 2018-07-20 15:20:05 UTC (commit a528766076160b2c60cf56892e2070e2c83615a3)