Improper Input Validation

Affecting binutils package, versions *

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NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream binutils package.

There's a flaw in the BFD library of binutils in versions before 2.36. An attacker who supplies a crafted file to an application linked with BFD, and using the DWARF functionality, could cause an impact to system availability by way of excessive memory consumption.

Remediation

There is no fixed version for Debian:10 binutils.

References

CVSS Score

6.5
low severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    Required
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVE
CVE-2021-3487
CWE
CWE-20 CWE-400
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN10-BINUTILS-1244571
Disclosed
15 Apr, 2021
Published
09 Apr, 2021