Out-of-Bounds

Affecting binutils package, versions *

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Overview

The aout_get_external_symbols function in aoutx.h in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29.1, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (slurp_symtab invalid free and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted ELF file.

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CVSS Score

7.8
low severity
  • Attack Vector
    Local
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    Required
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE
CVE-2017-16827
CWE
CWE-119
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN9-BINUTILS-404233
Disclosed
15 Nov, 2017
Published
15 Nov, 2017