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dwarf2.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29, miscalculates DW_FORM_ref_addr die refs in the case of a relocatable object file, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (find_abstract_instance_name invalid memory read, segmentation fault, and application crash).

Priority: MEDIUM
CVSS v3: 7.5
Publish Date: Oct 27, 2017
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: High
Modified Date: Oct 27, 2017

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Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
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