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|Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2018 2:26 am Post subject: [ GLSA 201811-17 ] Binutils
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: Binutils: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201811-17)
Bug(s): #634196, #637642, #639692, #639768, #647798, #649690
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Binutils, the worst of
which may allow remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition.
The GNU Binutils are a collection of tools to create, modify and analyse
binary files. Many of the files use BFD, the Binary File Descriptor
library, to do low-level manipulation.
Vulnerable: < 2.30-r2
Unaffected: >= 2.30-r2
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Binutils. Please review
the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
A remote attacker, by enticing a user to compile/execute a specially
crafted ELF, object, PE, or binary file, could possibly cause a Denial of
Service condition or have other unspecified impacts.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Binutils users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-devel/binutils-2.30-r2"
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