CVE-2017-17126

high
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Description

The load_debug_section function in readelf.c in GNU Binutils 2.29.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid memory access and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via an ELF file that lacks section headers.

References

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

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=22510

https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=f425ec6600b69e39eb605f3128806ff688137ea8

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-12-04

Updated: 2019-03-13

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

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

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:gnu:binutils:2.29.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
119162GLSA-201811-17 : Binutils: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
high