Out-of-Bounds

Affecting binutils package, versions *

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Overview

The load_debug_section function in readelf.c in GNU Binutils 2.29.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid memory access and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via an ELF file that lacks section headers.

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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-2017-17126
CWE
CWE-119
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN8-BINUTILS-403835
Disclosed
04 Dec, 2017
Published
04 Dec, 2017