GNU Binutils CVE-2017-14939 Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability

GNU Binutils is prone to a denial-of-service vulnerability.

Attackers can exploit this issue to crash the application and cause denial-of-service conditions. Due to the nature of this issue, arbitrary code execution may be possible but this has not been confirmed.

GNU Binutils 2.29 is vulnerable; other versions may also be affected.


Bugtraq ID: 101216
Class: Boundary Condition Error
CVE: CVE-2017-14939

Remote: Yes
Local: No
Published: Oct 26 2017 12:00AM
Updated: Oct 26 2017 12:00AM
Credit: Agostino Sarubbo
Vulnerable: GNU Binutils 2.29

Not Vulnerable:


The researcher who discovered this issue has created a proof-of-concept. Please see the references for more information.

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