CVE-2017-16830

NameCVE-2017-16830
DescriptionThe print_gnu_property_note function in readelf.c in GNU Binutils 2.29.1 does not have integer-overflow protection on 32-bit platforms, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation violation and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted ELF file.
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NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
binutils (PTS)wheezy2.22-8+deb7u2vulnerable
wheezy (security)2.22-8+deb7u3vulnerable
jessie2.25-5+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch2.28-5vulnerable
buster, sid2.30-15fixed

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

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

Notes

[stretch] - binutils <ignored> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - binutils <ignored> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - binutils <ignored> (Minor issue)
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=22384
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=6ab2c4ed51f9c4243691755e1b1d2149c6a426f4

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