CVE-2023-25586

NameCVE-2023-25586
DescriptionA flaw was found in Binutils. A logic fail in the bfd_init_section_decompress_status function may lead to the use of an uninitialized variable that can cause a crash and local denial of service.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
binutils (PTS)buster2.31.1-16vulnerable
bullseye2.35.2-2vulnerable
bookworm2.40-2fixed
sid, trixie2.42.50.20240618-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
binutilssource(unstable)2.39.50.20221208-1unimportant

Notes

https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=5830876a0cca17bef3b2d54908928e72cca53502
binutils not covered by security support
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=29855

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