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CVE-2017-7613

Published: 9 April 2017

elflint.c in elfutils 0.168 does not validate the number of sections and the number of segments, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted ELF file.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

Status

Package Release Status
elfutils
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful
Released (0.170-0.1)
bionic
Released (0.170-0.4)
cosmic
Released (0.170-0.4)
disco
Released (0.170-0.4)
eoan
Released (0.170-0.4)
focal
Released (0.170-0.4)
groovy
Released (0.170-0.4)
hirsute
Released (0.170-0.4)
precise Ignored
(end of ESM support, was needed)
trusty
Released (0.158-0ubuntu5.3)
upstream Needed

xenial
Released (0.165-3ubuntu1.1)
yakkety Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
zesty Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
Patches:
upstream: https://sourceware.org/git/?p=elfutils.git;a=commitdiff;h=4314716cd498bb51639db717bd7ce6182de33322