Bug 1483600 (CVE-2017-12456) - CVE-2017-12456 binutils: out of bounds heap read in read_symbol_stabs_debugging_inf function
Summary: CVE-2017-12456 binutils: out of bounds heap read in read_symbol_stabs_debuggi...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-12456
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1483603 1483605 1483604
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-08-21 13:10 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:19 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:21:37 UTC


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Description Adam Mariš 2017-08-21 13:10:37 UTC
The read_symbol_stabs_debugging_info function in rddbg.c in GNU
Binutils 2.29 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause an out of
bounds heap read via a crafted binary file.

Upstream bug:

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

Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2017-08-21 13:13:10 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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