Uncontrolled Recursion

Affecting binutils package, versions *

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Overview

An issue was discovered in cplus-dem.c in GNU libiberty, as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29 and 2.30. Stack Exhaustion occurs in the C++ demangling functions provided by libiberty, and there are recursive stack frames: demangle_nested_args, demangle_args, do_arg, and do_type.

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CVSS Score

5.5
low severity
  • Attack Vector
    Local
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    Required
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVE
CVE-2018-9138
CWE
CWE-674
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN9-BINUTILS-403960
Disclosed
30 Mar, 2018
Published
30 Mar, 2018