CVE-2017-16827

Priority
Description
The aout_get_external_symbols function in aoutx.h in the Binary File
Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils
2.29.1, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (slurp_symtab
invalid free and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other
impact 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):needed
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):not-affected (2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04)
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):not-affected (2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04)
Patches:
Upstream:https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=0301ce1486b1450f219202677f30d0fa97335419
More Information

Updated: 2019-12-05 19:46:18 UTC (commit 0aa5e7c87c8b55d2ec5c7f4ca1179cf75de91961)