Bug 1469611 - (CVE-2017-9747) CVE-2017-9747 binutils: Stack-based buffer over-read in ieee_archive_p function while disassembling corrupt IEEE binary
CVE-2017-9747 binutils: Stack-based buffer over-read in ieee_archive_p functi...
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1469613 1469614
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Reported: 2017-07-11 10:38 EDT by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2017-07-12 10:00 EDT (History)
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Description Pedro Sampaio 2017-07-11 10:38:12 EDT
The ieee_archive_p function in bfd/ieee.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.28, might allow 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. NOTE: this may be related to a compiler bug.

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Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2017-07-11 10:38:56 EDT
Created binutils tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1469613]

Created mingw-binutils tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1469614]

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