CVE-2017-8398

Metadata

medium
5.0
binutils
CVE-2017-8398
cve.mitre.org, sourceware.org
2017-05-01
2017-10-23 14:24
CVE-2017-8398 binutils
2017-07-20 21:33
2017-06-16 19:23
2017-05-10 23:55
2017-05-03 02:03

Description

dwarf.c in GNU Binutils 2.28 is vulnerable to an invalid read of size 1 during dumping of debug information from a corrupt binary. This vulnerability causes programs that conduct an analysis of binary programs, such as objdump and readelf, 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