CVE-2017-15021

Source
Severity Medium
Remote Yes
Type Denial of service
Description
bfd_get_debug_link_info_1 in opncls.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted ELF file, related to bfd_getl32.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-435 binutils 2.29.1-3 2.30-1 High Fixed
References
https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/10/03/binutils-heap-based-buffer-overflow-in-bfd_getl32-opncls-c/
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=22197
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=52b36c51e5bf6d7600fdc6ba115b170b0e78e31d