CVE-2017-15996

Priority
Description
elfcomm.c in readelf in GNU Binutils 2.29 allows remote attackers to cause
a denial of service (excessive memory allocation) or possibly have
unspecified other impact via a crafted ELF file that triggers a "buffer
overflow on fuzzed archive header," related to an uninitialized variable,
an improper conditional jump, and the get_archive_member_name,
process_archive_index_and_symbols, and setup_archive functions.
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=d91f0b20e561e326ee91a09a76206257bde8438b
More Information

Updated: 2019-12-05 19:46:06 UTC (commit 0aa5e7c87c8b55d2ec5c7f4ca1179cf75de91961)