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LIN10-2197 : Security Advisory - binutils - CVE-2017-14939

Created: Oct 16, 2017    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: May 8, 2018
Found In Version: 10.17.41.1
Fix Version: 10.17.41.7
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux LTS 17
Component/s: Userspace

Description

decode_line_info in dwarf2.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29, mishandles a length calculation, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted ELF file, related to read_1_byte.

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-14939

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