CVE-2017-17123

NameCVE-2017-17123
DescriptionThe coff_slurp_reloc_table function in coffcode.h in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29.1, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted COFF based 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, sid2.31.1-10fixed

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=22509
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=4581a1c7d304ce14e714b27522ebf3d0188d6543

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