CVE-2017-14529

Published: 18 September 2017

The pe_print_idata function in peXXigen.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29, mishandles HintName vector entries, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted PE file, related to the bfd_getl16 function.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

Status

Package Release Status
binutils
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.29.1)
Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Not vulnerable
(2.29.1-1ubuntu1)
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=4d465c689a8fb27212ef358d0aee89d60dee69a6
Upstream: https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=dcaaca89e8618eba35193c27afcb1cfa54f74582 (v2.29)