CVE-2017-15024

Source
Severity Medium
Remote Yes
Type Denial of service
Description
find_abstract_instance_name in dwarf2.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 (infinite recursion and application crash) via a crafted ELF file.
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-infinite-loop-in-find_abstract_instance_name-dwarf2-c/
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=22187
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=52a93b95ec0771c97e26f0bb28630a271a667bd2