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dwarf1.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29, mishandles pointers, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted ELF file, related to parse_die and parse_line_table, as demonstrated by a parse_die heap-based buffer over-read.

Priority: MEDIUM
CVSS v3: 7.8
Publish Date: Oct 4, 2017
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: High
Modified Date: Oct 4, 2017

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Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
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