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CVE-2018-18701 Detail

Description

An issue was discovered in cp-demangle.c in GNU libiberty, as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.31. There is a stack consumption vulnerability resulting from infinite recursion in the functions next_is_type_qual() and cplus_demangle_type() in cp-demangle.c. Remote attackers could leverage this vulnerability to cause a denial-of-service via an ELF file, as demonstrated by nm.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/29/2018

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Hyperlink Resource
https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=87675

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CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-18701
NVD Published Date:
10/29/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/29/2018