CVE-2017-9038

NameCVE-2017-9038
DescriptionGNU Binutils 2.28 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted ELF file, related to the byte_get_little_endian function in elfcomm.c, the get_unwind_section_word function in readelf.c, and ARM unwind information that contains invalid word offsets.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs863674

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, sid2.29.1-5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
binutilssource(unstable)2.28-6low863674

Notes

[stretch] - binutils <ignored> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - binutils <ignored> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - binutils <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=f32ba72991d2406b21ab17edc234a2f3fa7fb23d

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