DescriptionBuffer overflow in getsym in tekhex.c in libbfd in Free Software Foundation GNU Binutils before 20060423, as used by GNU strings, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a file with a crafted Tektronix Hex Format (TekHex) record in which the length character is not a valid hexadecimal character.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
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SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SR:2006:026, published Fri, 17 Nov 2006 15:00:00 +0000
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 02:45:34 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:33 2022