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CVE-2017-14934 Detail

Current Description

process_debug_info in dwarf.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 that contains a negative size value in a CU structure.

Source:  MITRE
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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/101204
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=22219 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=19485196044b2521af979f1e5c4a89bfb90fba0b Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-131 Incorrect Calculation of Buffer Size NIST  
CWE-835 Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:binutils:2.29:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-14934
NVD Published Date:
09/29/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019