CVE-2017-8396 binutils

Metadata

medium
5.0
binutils
CVE-2017-8396
2017-06-18 07:52
CVE-2017-8396
2017-06-16 19:23
2017-05-15 05:03
2017-05-13 05:03
2017-05-10 18:03
2017-05-03 05:03
2017-05-02 07:03

Description

The Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.28, is vulnerable to an invalid read of size 1 because the existing reloc offset range tests didn't catch small negative offsets less than the size of the reloc field. This vulnerability causes programs that conduct an analysis of binary programs using the libbfd library, such as objdump, to crash.

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
buster binutils 2.28-5
jessie binutils None
sid binutils 2.28-5
stretch binutils 2.28-5
wheezy binutils None