Vulnerability Name:

CVE-2017-17080

Assigned:2017-11-30
Published:2017-11-30
Updated:2017-11-30
Summary:elf.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29.1, does not validate sizes of core notes, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (bfd_getl32 heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted object file, related to elfcore_grok_netbsd_procinfo, elfcore_grok_openbsd_procinfo, and elfcore_grok_nto_status.
CVSS v3 Severity:3.3 Low (CCN CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)
2.9 Low (CCN Temporal CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): Low
CVSS v2 Severity:
References:Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
gnu-binutils-cve201717080-dos(135756)

Source: MISC
Type: UNKNOWN
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=22421

Vulnerable Configuration:
Configuration CCN 1:
  • cpe:/a:gnu:binutils:2.29.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Denotes that component is vulnerable
    Oval Definitions
    Definition IDClassTitleLast Modified
    oval:com.ubuntu.xenial:def:201717080000
    V
    CVE-2017-17080 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (xenial) - medium.
    2017-11-30
    oval:com.ubuntu.trusty:def:201717080000
    V
    CVE-2017-17080 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (trusty) - medium.
    2017-11-30
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