CVE-2017-12451

Published: 04 August 2017

The _bfd_xcoff_read_ar_hdr function in bfd/coff-rs6000.c and bfd/coff64-rs6000.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29 and earlier, allows remote attackers to cause an out of bounds stack read via a crafted COFF image file.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
binutils
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.29.1)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Not vulnerable
(2.29.1-1ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(2.29.1-1ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(2.29.1-1ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Needed

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Needs triage

Patches:
Other: https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;a=patch;h=29866fa186ee3ebda5242221607dba360b2e541e
Other: https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;a=patch;h=6c4e7b6bfbc4679f695106de2817ecf02b27c8be
Other: https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;a=patch;h=7e693dd5cede637daf4456a2a8f207be1044c6e8 (v2.29)