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, 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
buster, sid2.29.1-4fixed
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)2.24.90.20141104-1high
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

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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