CVE-2017-16831

Priority
Description
coffgen.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as
distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29.1, does not validate the symbol count,
which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (integer
overflow and application crash, or excessive memory allocation) or possibly
have unspecified other impact via a crafted PE file.
Package
Upstream:released (2.29.90.20180122-1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):needs-triage
Trusty/esm:needed
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):not-affected (2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04)
More Information

Updated: 2019-04-26 14:20:50 UTC (commit 30899e40836d26e1bb5f0b072d31fd87b6cf3bd4)