CVE-2014-8485

NameCVE-2014-8485
DescriptionThe setup_group function in bfd/elf.c in libbfd in GNU binutils 2.24 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted section group headers in an ELF file.
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 severityhigh (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, stretch, sid7.4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
binutilssource(unstable)2.24.90.20141104-1high
binutilssourcesqueeze2.20.1-16+deb6u1highDLA-184-1
binutilssourcewheezy2.22-8+deb7u2highDSA-3123-1
binutils-mingw-w64source(unstable)5.2high
binutils-mingw-w64sourcewheezy2+deb7u1highDSA-3123-2

Notes

http://lcamtuf.blogspot.com.au/2014/10/psa-dont-run-strings-on-untrusted-files.html
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=493a33860c71cac998f1a56d6d87d6faa801fbaa
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=17510

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