There's a flaw in the BFD library of binutils in versions before 2.36. An attacker who supplies a crafted file to an application linked with BFD, and using the DWARF functionality, could cause an impact to system availability by way of excessive memory consumption.
NOTE: The following CVSS v3.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.
|Base Score:||6.5||Base Metrics:||AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H|
|Access Vector:||Network||Attack Complexity:||Low|
|Privileges Required:||None||User Interaction:||Required|
|Integrity Impact:||None||Availability Impact:||High|
|Oracle Linux version 8 (binutils)||ELSA-2021-4364||2021-11-16|
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