Bug 1469603 - (CVE-2017-9745) CVE-2017-9745 binutils: Heap buffer over-read in _bfd_vms_slurp_etir function when handling VMS alpha binaries
CVE-2017-9745 binutils: Heap buffer over-read in _bfd_vms_slurp_etir function...
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=low,public=20170711,reported=2...
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Depends On: 1469604 1469605
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Reported: 2017-07-11 10:29 EDT by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2017-07-12 09:53 EDT (History)
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Description Pedro Sampaio 2017-07-11 10:29:36 EDT
The _bfd_vms_slurp_etir function in bfd/vms-alpha.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.28, allows attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted binary file, as demonstrated by mishandling of this file during "objdump -D" execution.

Upstream bug:

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=21579

Upstream patch:

https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=76800cba595efc3fe95a446c2d664e42ae4ee869

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Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2017-07-11 10:31:06 EDT
Created binutils tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1469604]


Created mingw-binutils tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1469605]

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