CVE-2017-7209

Source
Severity Medium
Remote No
Type Denial of service
Description
The dump_section_as_bytes function in readelf in GNU Binutils 2.28 accesses a NULL pointer while reading section contents in a corrupt binary, leading to a program crash.
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=21135
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=f055032e4e922f1e1a5e11026c7c2669fa2a7d19
Notes
Fixed: 2.29