CVE-2017-9042

Source
Severity Medium
Remote No
Type Denial of service
Description
It has been discovered that readelf.c in GNU Binutils 2017-04-12 has a "cannot be represented in type long" issue, which might allow attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted ELF file.
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=7296a62a2a237f6b1ad8db8c38b090e9f592c8cf
Notes
Reproducer: https://github.com/asarubbo/poc/blob/master/00275-binutils-signintoverflow
Fixed: 2.29