CVE-2017-17122

NameCVE-2017-17122
DescriptionThe dump_relocs_in_section function in objdump.c in GNU Binutils 2.29.1 does not check for reloc count integer overflows, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (excessive memory allocation, or heap-based buffer overflow and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted PE 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)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
binutils (PTS)jessie2.25-5+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch2.28-5vulnerable
buster, sid2.30-21fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
binutilssource(unstable)2.29.90.20180122-1low
binutilssourceexperimental2.29.51.20171208-1medium

Notes

[stretch] - binutils <ignored> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - binutils <ignored> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - binutils <ignored> (Minor issue)
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=22508
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=d785b7d4b877ed465d04072e17ca19d0f47d840f

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