CVE-2017-14130

MEDIUM

Description

The _bfd_elf_parse_attributes function in elf-attrs.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 (_bfd_elf_attr_strdup heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted ELF file.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100625

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201801-01

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=22058

https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=2a143b99fc4a5094a9cf128f3184d8e6818c8229

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-09-04

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