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CVE-2017-12967

Published: 19 August 2017

The getsym function in tekhex.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a malformed tekhex binary.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 6.5

Status

Package Release Status
binutils
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Not vulnerable
(2.29-5ubuntu1)
bionic Not vulnerable
(2.29-5ubuntu1)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(2.29-5ubuntu1)
disco Not vulnerable
(2.29-5ubuntu1)
eoan Not vulnerable
(2.29-5ubuntu1)
focal Not vulnerable
(2.29-5ubuntu1)
groovy Not vulnerable
(2.29-5ubuntu1)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(2.29-5ubuntu1)
impish Not vulnerable
(2.29-5ubuntu1)
jammy Not vulnerable
(2.29-5ubuntu1)
precise Ignored
(end of ESM support, was needed)
trusty Needed

upstream
Released (2.29-5)
xenial
Released (2.26.1-1ubuntu1~16.04.8+esm1)
zesty Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
Patches:
other: https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;a=patch;h=de25939739ffe9a9ad7cec07a35bb2a1e430fe39