CVE-2017-9040

Priority
Description
GNU Binutils 2017-04-03 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash), related to the
process_mips_specific function in readelf.c, via a crafted ELF file that
triggers a large memory-allocation attempt.
Notes
Package
Upstream:released (2.29-1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):needed
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):needed
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04.1)
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=7296a62a2a237f6b1ad8db8c38b090e9f592c8cf
More Information

Updated: 2019-12-05 19:50:17 UTC (commit 0aa5e7c87c8b55d2ec5c7f4ca1179cf75de91961)