CVE-2017-16830

Published: 15 November 2017

The print_gnu_property_note function in readelf.c in GNU Binutils 2.29.1 does not have integer-overflow protection on 32-bit platforms, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation violation and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted ELF file.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
binutils
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.29.90.20180122-1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Patches:
Upstream: https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=6ab2c4ed51f9c4243691755e1b1d2149c6a426f4