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The get_build_id function in opncls.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.28, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted file in which a certain size field is larger than a corresponding data field, as demonstrated by mishandling within the objdump program.

Priority: MEDIUM
CVSS v3: 5.5
Publish Date: Jun 26, 2017
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Medium
Modified Date: Jun 26, 2017

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