CVE-2017-9041

Source
Severity Medium
Remote No
Type Denial of service
Description
GNU Binutils 2.28 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted ELF file, related to MIPS GOT mishandling in the process_mips_specific function in readelf.c.
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=75ec1fdbb797a389e4fe4aaf2e15358a070dcc19
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;a=commitdiff;h=c4ab9505b53cdc899506ed421fddb7e1f8faf7a3
Notes
Reproducer: https://github.com/asarubbo/poc/blob/master/00258-binutils-readelf-heapoverflow2-byte_get_little_endian
Fixed: 2.29