CVE-2014-8503

NameCVE-2014-8503
DescriptionStack-based buffer overflow in the ihex_scan function in bfd/ihex.c in GNU binutils 2.24 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly have other unspecified impact via a crafted ihex file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-184-1, DSA-3123-1, DSA-3123-2
NVD severityhigh

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
binutils-mingw-w64 (PTS)stretch7.4fixed
buster8.3fixed
bullseye8.9fixed
sid8.10fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
binutilssourcesqueeze2.20.1-16+deb6u1DLA-184-1
binutilssourcewheezy2.22-8+deb7u2DSA-3123-1
binutilssource(unstable)2.24.90.20141104-1
binutils-mingw-w64sourcewheezy2+deb7u1DSA-3123-2
binutils-mingw-w64source(unstable)5.2

Notes

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=17512#c33
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=17512#c34
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=0102ea8cec5fc509bba6c91df61b7ce23a799d32

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