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LIN6-13552 : Security Advisory - binutils - CVE-2017-14129

Created: Sep 6, 2017    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Nov 27, 2017
Previous ID: LIN5-23575
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Build & Config


The read_section function in dwarf2.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (parse_comp_unit heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted ELF file.

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