Bug 1500378 (CVE-2017-15024) - CVE-2017-15024 binutils: Infinite recursion in find_abstract_instance_name
Summary: CVE-2017-15024 binutils: Infinite recursion in find_abstract_instance_name
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-15024
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 13:15 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:24 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:28:43 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-10-10 13:15:22 UTC
find_abstract_instance_name 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 (infinite recursion and application crash) via a crafted ELF file.

Upstream issue:

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=22187

Upstream patch:

https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=52a93b95ec0771c97e26f0bb28630a271a667bd2

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-10-10 13:16:57 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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