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CVE-2017-15996

Description

elfcomm.c in readelf in GNU Binutils 2.29 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (excessive memory allocation) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted ELF file that triggers a buffer overflow on fuzzed archive header, related to an uninitialized variable, an improper conditional jump, and the get_archive_member_name, process_archive_index_and_symbols, and setup_archive functions.

Priority: MEDIUM
CVSS v3: 7.8
Publish Date: Oct 29, 2017
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: High
Modified Date: Nov 1, 2017

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Related Products

Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Linux 7 CGP Not Vulnerable -- -- --

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