Out-of-bounds Read

Affecting binutils package, versions *

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Overview

readelf in GNU Binutils 2.28 is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer over-read while processing corrupt RL78 binaries. The vulnerability can trigger program crashes. It may lead to an information leak as well.

References

CVSS Score

9.1
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H
CVE
CVE-2017-6969
CWE
CWE-125
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN8-BINUTILS-403474
Disclosed
17 Mar, 2017
Published
17 Mar, 2017