Alpaquita Linux
Security Advisory

CVE-2017-15020

Published: October 5, 2017Last modified: November 9, 2023

Description

dwarf1.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29, mishandles pointers, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted ELF file, related to parse_die and parse_line_table, as demonstrated by a parse_die heap-based buffer over-read.

Severity score breakdown

ParameterValue
Base score7.8
Attack VectorLOCAL
Attack complexityLOW
Privileges requiredNONE
User interactionREQUIRED
ScopeUNCHANGED
ConfidentialityHIGH
Integrity impactHIGH
Availability impactHIGH
VectorCVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Status

ProductReleasePackageStatus
Alpaquita Linux23 LTSbinutilsNot affected (2.39-r2)
StreambinutilsNot affected (2.41-r0)

References

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