Bug 1452171 (CVE-2017-9041) - CVE-2017-9041 binutils: Heap buffer overflow in the process_mips_specific function
Summary: CVE-2017-9041 binutils: Heap buffer overflow in the process_mips_specific fun...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-9041
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: 2017-05-18 13:23 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:12 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-05-18 13:29:44 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-05-18 13:23:01 UTC
GNU Binutils allows attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted ELF file, related to MIPS GOT mishandling in the process_mips_specific function in readelf.c.

Upstream patches:

https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=75ec1fdbb797a389e4fe4aaf2e15358a070dcc19
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=c4ab9505b53cdc899506ed421fddb7e1f8faf7a3

References:

https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/05/12/binutils-multiple-crashes/


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