CVE-2017-7614

Metadata

high
7.5
binutils
CVE-2017-7614
cve.mitre.org, blogs.gentoo.org, bugs.debian.org
2017-04-09
2017-10-23 14:18
v3.5/main/binutils-2.27-r1
v3.6/main/binutils-2.28-r1
v3.4/main/binutils-2.26-r1
CVE-2017-7614 binutils
2017-07-20 21:30
2017-06-16 19:22
2017-05-10 23:48
2017-04-14 10:21
2017-04-12 06:04

Description

elflink.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.28, has a "member access within null pointer" undefined behavior issue, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via an "int main() {return 0;}" program.

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
artful binutils None
devel binutils None
precise/esm binutils None
trusty binutils None
upstream binutils None
xenial binutils None
zesty binutils None

Unaffected

Release Package Reason
precise binutils ignored
vivid/stable-phone-overlay binutils DNE
vivid/ubuntu-core binutils DNE
yakkety binutils ignored