Bug 1469643 - (CVE-2017-9752) CVE-2017-9752 binutils: Heap buffer over-read in f_bfd_vms_get_value function when processing a corrupt Alpha VMA binary
CVE-2017-9752 binutils: Heap buffer over-read in f_bfd_vms_get_value function...
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1469644 1469645
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Reported: 2017-07-11 11:04 EDT by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2017-07-12 10:14 EDT (History)
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Description Pedro Sampaio 2017-07-11 11:04:24 EDT
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 in the _bfd_vms_get_value and _bfd_vms_slurp_etir functions during "objdump -D" execution.

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Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2017-07-11 11:04:52 EDT
Created binutils tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1469645]

Created mingw-binutils tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1469644]

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