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CVE-2017-13710

Published: 27 August 2017

The setup_group function in elf.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 (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a group section that is too small.

Notes

AuthorNote
sbeattie
commit for 2.29 is part of a larger backport
Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
binutils
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Not vulnerable
(2.29.1-1ubuntu1)
bionic Not vulnerable
(2.29.1-1ubuntu1)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(2.29.1-1ubuntu1)
disco Not vulnerable
(2.29.1-1ubuntu1)
eoan Not vulnerable
(2.29.1-1ubuntu1)
focal Not vulnerable
(2.29.1-1ubuntu1)
groovy Not vulnerable
(2.29.1-1ubuntu1)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(2.29.1-1ubuntu1)
impish Not vulnerable
(2.29.1-1ubuntu1)
jammy Not vulnerable
(2.29.1-1ubuntu1)
precise Ignored
(end of ESM support, was needs-triage)
trusty Needed

upstream
Released (2.29.1)
xenial
Released (2.26.1-1ubuntu1~16.04.8+esm1)
zesty Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
Patches:
upstream: https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=0c54f69295208331faab9bc5e995111a35672f9b
upstream: https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=d6f8dea6798528de0fc762409595251eeeb1f547 (v2.29)