CVE-2019-9073

medium
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Description

An issue was discovered in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.32. It is an attempted excessive memory allocation in _bfd_elf_slurp_version_tables in elf.c.

References

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=24233

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190314-0003/

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K37121474

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4336-1/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-02-24

Updated: 2021-07-10

Type: CWE-770

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

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

Tenable Plugins

View all (7 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
151919Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : GNU binutils vulnerabilities (USN-4336-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
142255EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : binutils (EulerOS-SA-2020-2330)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
140839EulerOS 2.0 SP3 : binutils (EulerOS-SA-2020-2072)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
135966Ubuntu 18.04 LTS : GNU binutils vulnerabilities (USN-4336-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
126474Photon OS 3.0: Binutils PHSA-2019-3.0-0022NessusPhotonOS Local Security Checks
medium
126194Photon OS 1.0: Binutils PHSA-2019-1.0-0237NessusPhotonOS Local Security Checks
high
126179Photon OS 2.0: Binutils PHSA-2019-2.0-0164NessusPhotonOS Local Security Checks
medium