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


low

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required
    Availability High
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NVD
6.5 medium
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Red Hat
4.7 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN11-BINUTILS-525795
  • published 15 Jan 2019
  • disclosed 15 Jan 2019

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.

A heap-based buffer over-read exists in the function d_expression_1 in cp-demangle.c in GNU libiberty, as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.31.1. A crafted input can cause segmentation faults, leading to denial-of-service, as demonstrated by c++filt.