Bug 1449553 (CVE-2017-8398) - CVE-2017-8398 binutils: Out-of-bounds read while dumping the debug information from a corrupt binary
Summary: CVE-2017-8398 binutils: Out-of-bounds read while dumping the debug informatio...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-8398
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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Reported: 2017-05-10 09:05 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:12 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-05-10 09:09:52 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-05-10 09:05:10 UTC
dwarf.c in GNU Binutils is vulnerable to an invalid read of size 1 during dumping of debug information from a corrupt binary. This vulnerability causes programs that conduct an analysis of binary programs, such as objdump and readelf, to crash.

Upstream issue:

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=21438


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