Bug 2233984 (CVE-2022-47008) - CVE-2022-47008 binutils: memory leak in make_tempdir() and make_tempname() in bucomm.c
Summary: CVE-2022-47008 binutils: memory leak in make_tempdir() and make_tempname() in...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2022-47008
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Product Security
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Depends On: 2233985 2233986 2233987 2234180 2234181 2234182 2234183 2234184 2234185 2234186 2234187 2234188 2234189 2234190 2234191 2234192 2234193 2234194
Blocks: 2233947
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Reported: 2023-08-23 20:23 UTC by Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz
Modified: 2023-12-01 00:16 UTC (History)
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A memory leak was found in binutils in the make_tempdir and make_tempname functions. This flaw allows an attacker to use a set of steps to trigger a memory leak and perform a denial of service, resulting in a loss of the system's availability.
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Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2023-08-23 20:23:01 UTC
An issue was discovered function make_tempdir, and make_tempname in bucomm.c in Binutils 2.34 thru 2.38, allows attackers to cause a denial of service due to memory leaks.

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https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=29255%20

Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2023-08-23 20:24:34 UTC
Created binutils tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2233985]


Created gdb tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2233986]


Created mingw-binutils tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2233987]


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