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CVE-2017-9038 Detail

Current Description

GNU Binutils 2.28 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted ELF file, related to the byte_get_little_endian function in elfcomm.c, the get_unwind_section_word function in readelf.c, and ARM unwind information that contains invalid word offsets.

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/98589
https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/05/12/binutils-multiple-crashes/ Patch Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201709-02
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=f32ba72991d2406b21ab17edc234a2f3fa7fb23d Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:gnu:binutils:2.28
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-9038
NVD Published Date:
05/17/2017
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017