CVE-2017-16828

MEDIUM

Description

The display_debug_frames function in dwarf.c in GNU Binutils 2.29.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (integer overflow and heap-based buffer over-read, and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted ELF file, related to print_debug_frame.

References

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

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=22386

https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=bf59c5d5f4f5b8b4da1f5f605cfa546f8029b43d

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-11-15

Updated: 2018-11-27

Type: CWE-190

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH