Out-of-bounds Read

Affecting binutils package, versions *

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Overview

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Out-of-bounds Read. A Denial of Service vulnerability exists in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) in GNU Binutils 2.34 due to an invalid read in process_symbol_table, as demonstrated in readeif.

Remediation

There is no fixed version for binutils.

References

CVSS Score

5.5
low severity
  • Attack Vector
    Local
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    Required
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVE
CVE-2020-16591
CWE
CWE-125
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN10-BINUTILS-1050281
Disclosed
09 Dec, 2020
Published
11 Dec, 2020