Bug 1483597 (CVE-2017-12453) - CVE-2017-12453 binutils: out of bounds heap read in __bfd_vms_slurp_eeom function
Summary: CVE-2017-12453 binutils: out of bounds heap read in __bfd_vms_slurp_eeom func...
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-12453
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1483603 1483605 1483604
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-08-21 13:09 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2019-06-08 22:14 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:21:32 UTC


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Description Adam Mariš 2017-08-21 13:09:46 UTC
The _bfd_vms_slurp_eeom function in libbfd.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
heap read via a crafted vms alpha file.

Upstream bug:

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=21813

Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2017-08-21 13:12:31 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]


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