CVE-2017-7209

MEDIUM

Description

The dump_section_as_bytes function in readelf in GNU Binutils 2.28 accesses a NULL pointer while reading section contents in a corrupt binary, leading to a program crash.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96994

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201801-01

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=21135

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-03-21

Updated: 2018-01-09

Type: CWE-476

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