CVE-2017-13757

MEDIUM

Description

The Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29, does not validate the PLT section size, 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 elf_i386_get_synthetic_symtab in elf32-i386.c and elf_x86_64_get_synthetic_symtab in elf64-x86-64.c.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100532

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=22018

https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=90efb6422939ca031804266fba669f77c22a274a

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-08-29

Updated: 2019-10-03

Type: CWE-125

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM