Bug 1518591 (CVE-2017-16828) - CVE-2017-16828 binutils: Integer overflow in the display_debug_frames function
Summary: CVE-2017-16828 binutils: Integer overflow in the display_debug_frames function
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-16828
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: 2017-11-29 09:32 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:26 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:32:14 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-11-29 09:32:39 UTC
The display_debug_frames function in dwarf.c in GNU Binutils 2.29.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (integer overflow and heap-based buffer over-read, and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted ELF file, related to print_debug_frame.

Upstream issue:

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=22386

Upstream patches:

https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=bf59c5d5f4f5b8b4da1f5f605cfa546f8029b43d

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-11-29 09:40:57 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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