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CVE-2021-45078

Published: 15 December 2021

stab_xcoff_builtin_type in stabs.c in GNU Binutils through 2.37 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact, as demonstrated by an out-of-bounds write. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2018-12699.

Notes

AuthorNote
seth-arnold
binutils isn't safe for untrusted inputs.
Priority

Negligible

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
binutils
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needed

focal Needed

hirsute Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
impish Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
jammy Not vulnerable
(2.38-2ubuntu1)
trusty Needed

upstream
Released (2.38)
xenial
Released (2.26.1-1ubuntu1~16.04.8+esm3)
Patches:
upstream: https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=161e87d12167b1e36193385485c1f6ce92f74f02