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CVE-2017-16832

Published: 15 November 2017

The pe_bfd_read_buildid function in peicode.h in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29.1, does not validate size and offset values in the data dictionary, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation violation and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted PE file.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
binutils
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
bionic Not vulnerable
(2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04)
disco Not vulnerable
(2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04)
eoan Not vulnerable
(2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04)
focal Not vulnerable
(2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04)
groovy Not vulnerable
(2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04)
impish Not vulnerable
(2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04)
jammy Not vulnerable
(2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04)
precise Ignored
(end of ESM support, was needs-triage)
trusty Needed

upstream
Released (2.29.90.20180122-1)
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=0bb6961f18b8e832d88b490d421ca56cea16c45b