Improper Input Validation Affecting binutils package, versions *


low

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required
    Availability High
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NVD
5.5 medium
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Red Hat
4.7 medium
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SUSE
4 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN11-BINUTILS-528223
  • published 25 Jul 2019
  • disclosed 23 Jul 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.

GNU binutils gold gold v1.11-v1.16 (GNU binutils v2.21-v2.31.1) is affected by: Improper Input Validation, Signed/Unsigned Comparison, Out-of-bounds Read. The impact is: Denial of service. The component is: gold/fileread.cc:497, elfcpp/elfcpp_file.h:644. The attack vector is: An ELF file with an invalid e_shoff header field must be opened.