Vulnerability CVE-2019-12972


Published: 2019-06-26

Description:
An issue was discovered in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.32. There is a heap-based buffer over-read in _bfd_doprnt in bfd.c because elf_object_p in elfcode.h mishandles an e_shstrndx section of type SHT_GROUP by omitting a trailing '\0' character.

Type:

CWE-125

(Out-of-bounds Read)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
GNU -> Binutils 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/108903
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=24689
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=890f750a3b053532a4b839a2dd6243076de12031

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