Bug 1260034 - Specially crafted binary can cause readelf to read from an arbitrary address-
Specially crafted binary can cause readelf to read from an arbitrary address-
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Developer Toolset
Classification: Red Hat
Component: binutils (Show other bugs)
DTS 4.1 RHEL 7
All All
unspecified Severity low
: alpha
: 4.1
Assigned To: Nick Clifton
Miloš Prchlík
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Blocks: 1260035 1260158 1409817
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Reported: 2015-09-04 05:28 EDT by Nick Clifton
Modified: 2017-01-03 09:16 EST (History)
6 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2016-05-31 04:43:00 EDT
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Fuzzed binary that reproduces the seg-fault when processed with 'readelf -a' (5.80 KB, application/octet-stream)
2015-09-04 05:28 EDT, Nick Clifton
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Description Nick Clifton 2015-09-04 05:28:33 EDT
Created attachment 1070188 [details]
Fuzzed binary that reproduces the seg-fault when processed with 'readelf -a'

Description of problem:

  Readelf can be fooled into attempting to read from an arbitrary memory location if it is run against a specially crafted binary.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

  All versions.

How reproducible:

  Run "readelf -a test00-min'

Actual results:

  seg-fault

Expected results:

  error message

Additional info:

  The bug has been fixed in the upstream FSF sources.  The patch can be found here:
 https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=18879
Comment 1 Nick Clifton 2016-02-04 11:06:11 EST
binutils-2.25.1-2.el7 contains a fix for this problem.
Comment 3 Miloš Prchlík 2016-03-08 04:00:03 EST
Verified for build devtoolset-4-binutils-2.25.1-5.el7.
Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2016-05-31 04:43:00 EDT
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2016:1148

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