CVE-2021-45078

NameCVE-2021-45078
Descriptionstab_xcoff_builtin_type in stabs.c in GNU Binutils through 2.37 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact, as demonstrated by an out-of-bounds write. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2018-12699.
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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
bookworm2.38-4fixed
sid2.38.50.20220622-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
binutilssource(unstable)2.37.50.20220106-1unimportant

Notes

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=28694
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=161e87d12167b1e36193385485c1f6ce92f74f02
binutils not covered by security support

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