CVE-2017-9043

MEDIUM

Description

readelf.c in GNU Binutils 2017-04-12 has a "shift exponent too large for type unsigned long" issue, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted ELF file.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98591

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

https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=ddef72cdc10d82ba011a7ff81cafbbd3466acf54

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-05-18

Updated: 2017-05-25

Type: CWE-20

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