Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling Affecting binutils package, versions *


low

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    Availability High
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NVD
7.5 high
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Red Hat
5.5 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN11-BINUTILS-517892
  • published 11 Jul 2018
  • disclosed 28 Jun 2018

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.

remember_Ktype in cplus-dem.c in GNU libiberty, as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.30, allows attackers to trigger excessive memory consumption (aka OOM). This can occur during execution of cxxfilt.