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.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

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) Needed

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)