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Affecting binutils package, versions *

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Overview

The getsym function in tekhex.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a malformed tekhex binary.

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CVSS Score

6.5
medium severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    Required
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVE
CVE-2017-12967
CWE
CWE-125
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN9-BINUTILS-403704
Disclosed
19 Aug, 2017
Published
19 Aug, 2017