CVE-2017-15024

MEDIUM

Description

find_abstract_instance_name 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 recursion and application crash) via a crafted ELF file.

References

https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/10/03/binutils-infinite-loop-in-find_abstract_instance_name-dwarf2-c/

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=22187

https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=52a93b95ec0771c97e26f0bb28630a271a667bd2

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-10-05

Updated: 2019-10-03

Type: CWE-835

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