CVE-2017-13710

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2017-08-14
CWE:
CWE-476
Bugzilla:
1487294: CVE-2017-13710 binutils: NULL pointer dereference in the setup_group function

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The setup_group function in elf.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a group section that is too small.

Find out more about CVE-2017-13710 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 3.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 binutils Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 binutils Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 binutils220 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 binutils Will not fix
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