NULL Pointer Dereference

Affecting binutils package, versions *

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Overview

The find_nearest_line function in addr2line in GNU Binutils 2.28 does not handle the case where the main file name and the directory name are both empty, triggering a NULL pointer dereference and an invalid write, and leading to a program crash.

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CVSS Score

7.5
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVE
CVE-2017-7225
CWE
CWE-476
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN8-BINUTILS-403540
Disclosed
22 Mar, 2017
Published
22 Mar, 2017