Bug 1500327 (CVE-2017-14930) - CVE-2017-14930 binutils: Memory leak in decode_line_info
Summary: CVE-2017-14930 binutils: Memory leak in decode_line_info
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-14930
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: 1499310 1499311
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-10-10 11:54 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:23 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:28:11 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-10-10 11:54:23 UTC
Memory leak in decode_line_info in dwarf2.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted ELF file.

Upstream issue:

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=22191

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-10-10 12:00:19 UTC
Created binutils tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1499311]


Created mingw-binutils tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1499310]


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