CVE-2014-8484

NameCVE-2014-8484
DescriptionThe srec_scan function in bfd/srec.c in libdbfd in GNU binutils before 2.25 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via a small S-record.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-184-1, DSA-3123-1, DSA-3123-2
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
binutils (PTS)wheezy2.22-8+deb7u2fixed
wheezy (security)2.22-8+deb7u3fixed
jessie2.25-5+deb8u1fixed
stretch2.28-5fixed
buster2.29.1-11fixed
sid2.29.1-12fixed
binutils-mingw-w64 (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)2+deb7u1fixed
jessie5.2+deb8u1fixed
buster, sid, stretch7.4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
binutilssource(unstable)2.24.51.20140903-1medium
binutilssourcesqueeze2.20.1-16+deb6u1mediumDLA-184-1
binutilssourcewheezy2.22-8+deb7u2mediumDSA-3123-1
binutils-mingw-w64source(unstable)5.2medium
binutils-mingw-w64sourcewheezy2+deb7u1mediumDSA-3123-2

Notes

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=17509
Upstream commit: https://sourceware.org/git/?p=binutils-gdb.git;a=commit;h=bd25671c6f202c4a5108883caa2adb24ff6f361f
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/10/23/5

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