CVE-2017-14129

Published: 04 September 2017

The read_section function in dwarf2.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 (parse_comp_unit heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted ELF file.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

Status

Package Release Status
binutils
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.29.1)
Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) 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 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (2.26.1-1ubuntu1~16.04.8+esm1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Needs triage

Patches:
Upstream: https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=e4f2723003859dc6b33ca0dadbc4a7659ebf1643
Upstream: https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=4c730770f07e4b5da5ab0a7654056cc9532b967d (v2.29)