CVE-2017-9044

NameCVE-2017-9044
DescriptionThe print_symbol_for_build_attribute function in readelf.c in GNU Binutils 2017-04-12 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid read and SEGV) via a crafted ELF file.
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)

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, sid2.28-6vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
binutilssource(unstable)(unfixed)low

Notes

[stretch] - binutils <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - binutils <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - binutils <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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