CVE-2017-9038

Source
Severity Medium
Remote No
Type Denial of service
Description
GNU Binutils 2.28 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted ELF file, related to the byte_get_little_endian function in elfcomm.c, the get_unwind_section_word function in readelf.c, and ARM unwind information that contains invalid word offsets.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-276 binutils 2.28.0-4 2.29.0-1 High Fixed
References
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;a=commitdiff;h=f32ba72991d2406b21ab17edc234a2f3fa7fb23d
Notes
Reproducer https://github.com/asarubbo/poc/blob/master/00258-binutils-readelf-heapoverflow2-byte_get_little_endian
Fixed: 2.29