CVE-2017-8396

Metadata

medium
5.0
binutils
CVE-2017-8396
cve.mitre.org, sourceware.org
2017-05-01
2017-10-23 14:24
CVE-2017-8396 binutils
2017-07-20 21:33
2017-06-16 19:23
2017-05-10 23:55
2017-05-03 02:03

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

None

Unaffected

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

Needs Triage

Release Package Reason
upstream binutils needs-triage
precise/esm binutils needs-triage
trusty binutils needs-triage
xenial binutils needs-triage
zesty binutils needs-triage
artful binutils needs-triage
devel binutils needs-triage