CVE-2017-17122

Published: 04 December 2017

The dump_relocs_in_section function in objdump.c in GNU Binutils 2.29.1 does not check for reloc count integer overflows, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (excessive memory allocation, or heap-based buffer overflow 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
Upstream
Released (2.29.90.20180122-1)
Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable
(2.32-8ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(2.32-8ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Needed

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Needs triage

Patches:
Other: https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=d785b7d4b877ed465d04072e17ca19d0f47d840f