CVE-2018-17360

NameCVE-2018-17360
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.31. a heap-based buffer over-read in bfd_getl32 in libbfd.c allows an attacker to cause a denial of service through a crafted PE file. This vulnerability can be triggered by the executable objdump.
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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)jessie2.25-5+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch2.28-5vulnerable
buster2.31.1-16vulnerable
bullseye2.32.51.20190727-1fixed
sid2.32.51.20190813-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
binutilssource(unstable)2.32.51.20190707-1unimportant
binutilssourceexperimental2.31.51.20181022-1medium

Notes

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=23685
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=cf93e9c2cf8f8b2566f8fc86e961592b51b5980d
binutils not covered by security support

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