CVE-2017-15225

NameCVE-2017-15225
Description_bfd_dwarf2_cleanup_debug_info in dwarf2.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory leak) via a crafted ELF file.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
binutils (PTS)buster2.31.1-16fixed
bullseye2.35.2-2fixed
bookworm2.40-2fixed
trixie2.42-4fixed
sid2.42.50.20240618-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
binutilssourceexperimental2.29.51.20171128-1
binutilssource(unstable)2.29.90.20180122-1low

Notes

[stretch] - binutils <ignored> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - binutils <ignored> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - binutils <ignored> (Minor issue)
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=22212
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=b55ec8b676ed05d93ee49d6c79ae0403616c4fb0

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