Upstream information

CVE-2017-6966 at MITRE

Description

readelf in GNU Binutils 2.28 has a use-after-free (specifically read-after-free) error while processing multiple, relocated sections in an MSP430 binary. This is caused by mishandling of an invalid symbol index, and mishandling of state across invocations.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.30
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1029908 [REOPENED], 1030295 [NEW]

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