NULL Pointer Dereference

Affecting binutils package, versions *

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Overview

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to NULL Pointer Dereference. There's a flaw in binutils /bfd/pef.c. An attacker who is able to submit a crafted input file to be processed by the objdump program could cause a null pointer dereference. The greatest threat from this flaw is to application availability. This flaw affects binutils versions prior to 2.34.

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-2020-35495
CWE
CWE-476
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN10-BINUTILS-1055021
Disclosed
04 Jan, 2021
Published
31 Dec, 2020