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The aout_get_external_symbols function in aoutx.h in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29.1, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (slurp_symtab invalid free and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted ELF file.

Priority: MEDIUM
CVSS v3: 7.8
Publish Date: Nov 15, 2017
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: High
Modified Date: Nov 15, 2017

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Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
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