Improper Input Validation

Affecting binutils package, versions *

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Overview

readelf.c in GNU Binutils 2017-04-12 has a "shift exponent too large for type unsigned long" issue, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted ELF file.

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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-2017-9043
CWE
CWE-20
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN8-BINUTILS-403459
Disclosed
18 May, 2017
Published
18 May, 2017