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CVE-2017-7209

Published: 21 March 2017

The dump_section_as_bytes function in readelf in GNU Binutils 2.28 accesses a NULL pointer while reading section contents in a corrupt binary, leading to a program crash.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

Status

Package Release Status
binutils
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
bionic Not vulnerable
(2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04.1)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(2.31.1-6ubuntu1.1)
disco Not vulnerable
(2.32-7ubuntu4)
eoan Not vulnerable
(2.32-8ubuntu1)
focal Not vulnerable
(2.32-8ubuntu1)
groovy Not vulnerable
(2.32-8ubuntu1)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(2.32-8ubuntu1)
impish Not vulnerable
(2.32-8ubuntu1)
jammy Not vulnerable
(2.32-8ubuntu1)
precise Ignored
(end of ESM support, was needed)
trusty Needed

upstream
Released (2.28-3)
xenial
Released (2.26.1-1ubuntu1~16.04.8+esm1)
yakkety Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
zesty Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
Patches:
upstream: https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=f055032e4e922f1e1a5e11026c7c2669fa2a7d19
upstream: https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=1835f746a7c7fff70a2cc03a051b14fdc6b3f73f