CVE-2017-7225

Source
Severity Medium
Remote No
Type Denial of service
Description
The find_nearest_line function in addr2line in GNU Binutils 2.28 does not handle the case where the main file name and the directory name are both empty, triggering a NULL pointer dereference and an invalid write, and leading to a program crash.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-936 binutils 2.26.0-1 2.27.0-1 High Fixed
References
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=20891
Notes
Already fixed in 2.27 by https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=50455f1ab2935f7321215dfa681745c9b1cb5b19