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decode_line_info in dwarf2.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29, mishandles a length calculation, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted ELF file, related to read_1_byte.

Priority: Medium
CVSS v3: 5.5
Publish Date: Sep 29, 2017
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Medium
Modified Date: Oct 3, 2017

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