Out-of-Bounds

Affecting binutils package, versions *

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Overview

Integer overflow in the string_appends function in cplus-dem.c in libiberty allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted executable, which triggers a buffer overflow.

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CVSS Score

7.8
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Local
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    Required
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE
CVE-2016-2226
CWE
CWE-119 CWE-190
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN8-BINUTILS-403380
Disclosed
24 Feb, 2017
Published
24 Feb, 2017