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Affecting binutils package, versions *

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Overview

A heap-based buffer over-read exists in the function d_expression_1 in cp-demangle.c in GNU libiberty, as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.31.1. A crafted input can cause segmentation faults, leading to denial-of-service, as demonstrated by c++filt.

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CVSS Score

6.5
low 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-2018-20712
CWE
CWE-125
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN9-BINUTILS-404137
Disclosed
15 Jan, 2019
Published
15 Jan, 2019