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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-14729

The *_get_synthetic_symtab functions in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29, do not ensure a unique PLT entry for a symbol, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted ELF file, related to elf32-i386.c and elf64-x86-64.c.
Publish Date : 2017-09-25 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-14729

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Binutils 2.29 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Binutils 1

- References For CVE-2017-14729

https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=56933f9e3e90eebf1018ed7417d6c1184b91db6b
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=61e3bf5f83f7e505b6bc51ef65426e5b31e6e360
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=22170
https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/09/25/binutils-heap-based-buffer-overflow-in-_bfd_x86_elf_get_synthetic_symtab-elfxx-x86-c/

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-14729

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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