GNU Binutils before 2.40 was discovered to contain an excessive memory consumption vulnerability via the function load_separate_debug_files at dwarf2.c. The attacker could supply a crafted ELF file and cause a DNS attack.
Published 2023-08-22 19:16:31
Updated 2023-10-06 15:15:13
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-48063

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.04%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 11 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-48063

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
5.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
1.8
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2022-48063

  • The product does not properly control the allocation and maintenance of a limited resource, thereby enabling an actor to influence the amount of resources consumed, eventually leading to the exhaustion of available resources.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2022-48063

Products affected by CVE-2022-48063

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