Bug 1635082 (CVE-2018-17794) - CVE-2018-17794 binutils: NULL pointer dereference in libiberty/cplus-dem.c:work_stuff_copy_to_from() via crafted input
Summary: CVE-2018-17794 binutils: NULL pointer dereference in libiberty/cplus-dem.c:wo...
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2018-17794
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1635083 1635084 1635085 1635086 1635087 1649719 1650474 1650475
Blocks: 1635088 1647427
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Reported: 2018-10-02 04:42 UTC by Sam Fowler
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:59 UTC (History)
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Description Sam Fowler 2018-10-02 04:42:48 UTC
An issue was discovered in cplus-dem.c in GNU libiberty, as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.31. There is a NULL pointer dereference in work_stuff_copy_to_from when called from iterate_demangle_function.

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Comment 1 Sam Fowler 2018-10-02 04:43:53 UTC
Created binutils tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1635083]

Created mingw-binutils tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1635085]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1635084]

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