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The function coff_set_alignment_hook in coffcode.h in Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.28, has a memory leak vulnerability which can cause memory exhaustion in objdump via a crafted PE file. Additional validation in dump_relocs_in_section in objdump.c can resolve this.

Priority: HIGH
CVSS v3: 5.5
Publish Date: May 2, 2017
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Medium
Modified Date: May 12, 2017

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Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
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