Improper Input Validation

Affecting binutils package, versions *

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Overview

The demangler in GNU Libiberty allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop, stack overflow, and crash) via a cycle in the references of remembered mangled types.

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-2016-6131
CWE
CWE-20
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN8-BINUTILS-404169
Disclosed
07 Feb, 2017
Published
07 Feb, 2017