Bug 1483595 (CVE-2017-12451)

Summary: CVE-2017-12451 binutils: out of bounds stack read in _bfd_xcoff_read_ar_hdr function
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Adam Mariš <amaris>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: erik-fedora, fedora-mingw, jakub, klember, ktietz, law, nickc, ohudlick, rjones, yselkowi
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Bug Depends On: 1483603, 1483604, 1483605    
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Description Adam Mariš 2017-08-21 13:09:25 UTC
The _bfd_xcoff_read_ar_hdr function in bfd/coff-rs6000.c and
bfd/coff64-rs6000.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka
libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29 and earlier, allows remote
attackers to cause an out of bounds stack read via a crafted COFF image
file.

Upstream bug:

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=21786

Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2017-08-21 13:12:11 UTC
Created binutils tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1483604]


Created mingw-binutils tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1483603]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1483605]