CVE-2017-8421

Priority
Description
The function coff_set_alignment_hook in coffcode.h in Binary File
Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.28,
has a memory leak vulnerability which can cause memory exhaustion in
objdump via a crafted PE file. Additional validation in
dump_relocs_in_section in objdump.c can resolve this.
Notes
Package
Upstream:released (2.28-5)
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;a=commitdiff;h=39ff1b79f687b65f4144ddb379f22587003443fb
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Updated: 2019-12-05 19:50:09 UTC (commit 0aa5e7c87c8b55d2ec5c7f4ca1179cf75de91961)