CVE-2017-14933

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Description

read_formatted_entries 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 (infinite loop) via a crafted ELF file.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101203

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-17

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=22210

https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=30d0157a2ad64e64e5ff9fcc0dbe78a3e682f573

https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=33e0a9a056bd23e923b929a4f2ab049ade0b1c32

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-09-30

Updated: 2019-10-03

Type: CWE-835

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

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

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:gnu:binutils:2.29:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (5 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
121915Photon OS 2.0: Binutils PHSA-2018-2.0-0016NessusPhotonOS Local Security Checks
critical
121805Photon OS 1.0: Binutils PHSA-2018-1.0-0104NessusPhotonOS Local Security Checks
medium
119162GLSA-201811-17 : Binutils: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
high
111916Photon OS 1.0: Binutils PHSA-2018-1.0-0104 (deprecated)NessusPhotonOS Local Security Checks
medium
111286Photon OS 2.0 : Linux / Postgresql / Binutils / Curl / Libtiff (PhotonOS-PHSA-2018-2.0-0016) (deprecated)NessusPhotonOS Local Security Checks
critical