Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop')

Affecting binutils package, versions *

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Overview

A Stack Exhaustion issue was discovered in debug_write_type in debug.c in GNU Binutils 2.30 because of DEBUG_KIND_INDIRECT infinite recursion.

References

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-2018-12700
CWE
CWE-835
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN8-BINUTILS-403855
Disclosed
23 Jun, 2018
Published
23 Jun, 2018