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The getsym function in tekhex.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a malformed tekhex binary.

Priority: Medium
CVSS v3: 6.5
Publish Date: Aug 19, 2017
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Medium
Modified Date: Aug 21, 2017

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