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CVE-2018-20651 Detail

Description

A NULL pointer dereference was discovered in elf_link_add_object_symbols in elflink.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.31.1. This occurs for a crafted ET_DYN with no program headers. A specially crafted ELF file allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service, as demonstrated by ld.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/01/2019

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106440
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=24041
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=54025d5812ff100f5f0654eb7e1ffd50f2e37f5f

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CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-20651
NVD Published Date:
01/01/2019
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2019