CVE-2006-2362

NameCVE-2006-2362
DescriptionBuffer overflow in getsym in tekhex.c in libbfd in Free Software Foundation GNU Binutils before 20060423, as used by GNU strings, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a file with a crafted Tektronix Hex Format (TekHex) record in which the length character is not a valid hexadecimal character.
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NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs368237

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
binutils (PTS)stretch2.28-5fixed
buster2.31.1-16fixed
bullseye, sid2.35.2-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
binutilssource(unstable)2.17-1low368237

Notes

[sarge] - binutils <no-dsa> (Very minor issue)

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