CVE-2017-7614

HIGH

Description

elflink.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.28, has a "member access within null pointer" undefined behavior issue, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via an "int main() {return 0;}" program.

References

https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/04/05/binutils-two-null-pointer-dereference-in-elflink-c/

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201709-02

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-04-09

Updated: 2017-09-19

Type: CWE-476

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: CRITICAL