CVE-2014-9939

NameCVE-2014-9939
Descriptionihex.c in GNU Binutils before 2.26 contains a stack buffer overflow when printing bad bytes in Intel Hex objects.
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-324-1, DLA-552-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
binutils (PTS)jessie2.25-5+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch2.28-5fixed
buster, sid2.31.1-1fixed
gdb (PTS)jessie7.7.1+dfsg-5vulnerable
stretch7.12-6fixed
buster8.1-3fixed
sid8.1-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
binutilssource(unstable)2.25.90.20151125-1high
binutilssourcesqueeze2.20.1-16+deb6u2highDLA-324-1
binutilssourcewheezy2.22-8+deb7u3highDLA-552-1
gdbsource(unstable)7.10-1unimportant

Notes

[jessie] - binutils <ignored> (Minor issue)
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/07/31/6
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=18750
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;a=commitdiff;h=7e27a9d5f22f9f7ead11738b1546d0b5c737266b

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