CVE-2017-9954

Priority
Description
The getvalue function in tekhex.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD)
library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.28, allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer over-read and
application crash) via a crafted tekhex file, as demonstrated by
mishandling within the nm program.
Notes
ratliffreproducer doesn't crash on trusty,zesty (no ASAN)
sbeattiesecond commit is a partial revert of the first, correcting a
leaked in change.
Package
Upstream:released (2.29)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):needs-triage
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):needs-triage
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needs-triage
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (2.29-1ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (2.29-1ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):not-affected (2.29-1ubuntu1)
Patches:
Upstream:https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;a=commitdiff;h=04e15b4a9462cb1ae819e878a6009829aab8020b
Upstream:https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;a=commitdiff;h=2d68166e8704569eeceb76ac743ea1e7cca2af26
More Information

Updated: 2019-10-09 06:43:11 UTC (commit 33aea848a182c0afcd0a3f927a01a7ecd9a061ee)