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The Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.28, has an aout_link_add_symbols function in bfd/aoutx.h that is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer over-read (off-by-one) because of an incomplete check for invalid string offsets while loading symbols, leading to a GNU linker (ld) program crash.

Priority: MEDIUM
CVSS v3: 7.5
Publish Date: Mar 29, 2017
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: High
Modified Date: Mar 31, 2017

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