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coffgen.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29.1, does not validate the symbol count, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (integer overflow and application crash, or excessive memory allocation) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted PE 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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