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CVE-2022-35205

Published: 22 August 2023

An issue was discovered in Binutils readelf 2.38.50, reachable assertion failure in function display_debug_names allows attackers to cause a denial of service.

Notes

AuthorNote
seth-arnold
binutils isn't safe for untrusted inputs.
ccdm94
display_debug_names was added with commit 613643582c4f, not
included in the binutils code for xenial and earlier.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

5.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
binutils
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
focal
Released (2.34-6ubuntu1.7)
jammy
Released (2.38-4ubuntu2.4)
lunar Not vulnerable
(2.40-2ubuntu4)
trusty Not vulnerable
(code not present)
upstream
Released (2.39)
xenial Not vulnerable
(code not present)
bionic
Released (2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04.9+esm3)
Available with Ubuntu Pro or Ubuntu Pro (Infra-only)
mantic Not vulnerable
(2.41-5ubuntu1)
Patches:
upstream: https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=e3e5ae049371a27fd1737aba946fe26d06e029b5

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 5.5
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact None
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H