CVE-2021-3549

NameCVE-2021-3549
DescriptionAn out of bounds flaw was found in GNU binutils objdump utility version 2.36. An attacker could use this flaw and pass a large section to avr_elf32_load_records_from_section() probably resulting in a crash or in some cases memory corruption. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to integrity as well as system availability.
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NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
binutils (PTS)stretch2.28-5vulnerable
buster2.31.1-16vulnerable
bullseye2.35.2-2vulnerable
bookworm2.37-5fixed
sid2.37-6fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
binutilssource(unstable)2.37-3unimportant

Notes

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=27294
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=1cfcf3004e1830f8fe9112cfcd15285508d2c2b7
binutils not covered by security support

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