CVE-2019-9076

medium

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 elf_read_notes in elf.c.

References

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=24238

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

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K44650639

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202107-24

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-02-24

Updated: 2021-12-10

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:3.1/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