Integer Overflow or Wraparound Affecting binutils package, versions *


0.0
low

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required

    Threat Intelligence

    EPSS 0.11% (44th percentile)
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NVD
5.5 medium
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SUSE
3.3 low
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Red Hat
3.3 low

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-CENTOS8-BINUTILS-1939623
  • published 26 Jul 2021
  • disclosed 30 Nov 2018

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Centos:8 binutils.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream binutils package and not the binutils package as distributed by Centos:8. See How to fix? for Centos:8 relevant fixed versions and status.

An issue was discovered in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils through 2.31. There is an integer overflow and infinite loop caused by the IS_CONTAINED_BY_LMA macro in elf.c.