CVE-2017-9039

MEDIUM

Description

GNU Binutils 2.28 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted ELF file with many program headers, related to the get_program_headers function in readelf.c.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98580

https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/05/12/binutils-multiple-crashes/

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

https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=82156ab704b08b124d319c0decdbd48b3ca2dac5

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-05-18

Updated: 2019-10-03

Type: CWE-770

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