Upstream information

CVE-2017-7301 at MITRE

Description

The Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.28, has an aout_link_add_symbols function in bfd/aoutx.h that has an off-by-one vulnerability because it does not carefully check the string offset. The vulnerability could lead to a GNU linker (ld) program crash.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.96 4.96
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Low
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1031638 [NEW]

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