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CVE-2017-7301

Published: 29 March 2017

The Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.28, has an aout_link_add_symbols function in bfd/aoutx.h that has an off-by-one vulnerability because it does not carefully check the string offset. The vulnerability could lead to a GNU linker (ld) program crash.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
binutils
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Not vulnerable
(2.28-1ubuntu1)
bionic Not vulnerable
(2.28-1ubuntu1)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(2.28-1ubuntu1)
disco Not vulnerable
(2.28-1ubuntu1)
eoan Not vulnerable
(2.28-1ubuntu1)
focal Not vulnerable
(2.28-1ubuntu1)
groovy Not vulnerable
(2.28-1ubuntu1)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(2.28-1ubuntu1)
impish Not vulnerable
(2.28-1ubuntu1)
jammy Not vulnerable
(2.28-1ubuntu1)
precise Ignored
(end of ESM support, was needed)
trusty Needed

upstream
Released (2.27.51.20161212-1)
xenial
Released (2.26.1-1ubuntu1~16.04.8+esm1)
yakkety Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
zesty Not vulnerable
(2.28-1ubuntu1)
Patches:
upstream: https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=daae68f4f372e0618d6b9c64ec0f1f74eae6ab3d