CVE-2017-14933 Detail

Current Description

read_formatted_entries in dwarf2.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted ELF file.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101203
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-17
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=22210 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=30d0157a2ad64e64e5ff9fcc0dbe78a3e682f573 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=33e0a9a056bd23e923b929a4f2ab049ade0b1c32 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-835 Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-14933
NVD Published Date:
09/29/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019
Source:
MITRE