CVE-2023-25588

NameCVE-2023-25588
DescriptionA flaw was found in Binutils. The field `the_bfd` of `asymbol`struct is uninitialized in the `bfd_mach_o_get_synthetic_symtab` function, which may lead to an application 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, trixie2.42-3fixed

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=d12f8998d2d086f0a6606589e5aedb7147e6f2f1
binutils not covered by security support
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=29677

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