CVE-2017-6965

Source
Severity High
Remote No
Type Arbitrary code execution
Description
A vulnerability was found in the readelf utility; part of binutils. A crafted ELF executable or shared library could cause readelf to write arbitrary locations on the heap while processing relocations, leading to a crash or potential code execution.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-276 binutils 2.28.0-4 2.29.0-1 High Fixed
References
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=21137
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=03f7786e2f440b9892b1c34a58fb26222ce1b493
Notes
Fixed in 2.29