CVE-2017-15021

MEDIUM

Description

bfd_get_debug_link_info_1 in opncls.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 (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted ELF file, related to bfd_getl32.

References

https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/10/03/binutils-heap-based-buffer-overflow-in-bfd_getl32-opncls-c/

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=22197

https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=52b36c51e5bf6d7600fdc6ba115b170b0e78e31d

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-10-05

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