CVE-2017-17125

Published: 04 December 2017

nm.c and objdump.c in GNU Binutils 2.29.1 mishandle certain global symbols, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (_bfd_elf_get_symbol_version_string buffer over-read 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 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) 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 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Needed

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Needed

Patches:
Upstream: https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=160b1a618ad94988410dc81fce9189fcda5b7ff4