CVE-2012-3509

NameCVE-2012-3509
DescriptionMultiple integer overflows in the (1) _objalloc_alloc function in objalloc.c and (2) objalloc_alloc macro in include/objalloc.h in GNU libiberty, as used by binutils 2.22, allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via vectors related to the "addition of CHUNK_HEADER_SIZE to the length," which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.
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ReferencesDLA-324-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs688951

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
binutils (PTS)stretch2.28-5fixed
buster2.31.1-16fixed
bullseye2.35-1fixed
sid2.35-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
binutilssourcesqueeze2.20.1-16+deb6u2DLA-324-1
binutilssource(unstable)2.22-8low688951

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