Uncontrolled Recursion Affecting binutils package, versions *



    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required
    Availability High
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5.5 medium
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Red Hat
3.3 low
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3.3 low

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN11-BINUTILS-2341553
  • published 15 Jan 2022
  • disclosed 14 Jan 2022

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.

GCC v12.0 was discovered to contain an uncontrolled recursion via the component libiberty/rust-demangle.c. This vulnerability allows attackers to cause a Denial of Service (DoS) by consuming excessive CPU and memory resources.