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CVE-2017-9039 Detail

Current Description

GNU Binutils 2.28 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted ELF file with many program headers, related to the get_program_headers function in readelf.c.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98580
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=82156ab704b08b124d319c0decdbd48b3ca2dac5 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:binutils:2.28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-9039
NVD Published Date:
05/17/2017
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017