Out-of-bounds Write Affecting binutils package, versions *


low

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required
    Confidentiality High
    Integrity High
    Availability High
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NVD
7.8 high
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Red Hat
7.8 high
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SUSE
3.3 low

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN11-BINUTILS-2321369
  • published 17 Dec 2021
  • disclosed 15 Dec 2021

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Debian:11 binutils.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream binutils package and not the binutils package as distributed by Debian:11. See How to fix? for Debian:11 relevant fixed versions and status.

stab_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.