An issue was discovered in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.31. An invalid memory access exists in bfd_zalloc in opncls.c. Attackers could leverage this vulnerability to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted ELF file.
Created binutils tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1632916]
Created mingw-binutils tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: epel-all [bug 1632915]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1632919]
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1632908 ***
This flaw was found to be a duplicate of $DUP. Please see https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/$DUP for information about affected products and security errata.