Out-of-Bounds

Affecting binutils package, versions *

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Overview

GNU linker (ld) in GNU Binutils 2.28 is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow while processing a bogus input script, leading to a program crash. This relates to lack of '\0' termination of a name field in ldlex.l.

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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-2017-7227
CWE
CWE-119
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN8-BINUTILS-403607
Disclosed
22 Mar, 2017
Published
22 Mar, 2017