CVE-2017-9954

MEDIUM

Description

The getvalue function in tekhex.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.28, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted tekhex file, as demonstrated by mishandling within the nm program.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99307

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

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=21670

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-06-26

Updated: 2019-10-03

Type: CWE-125

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