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Alpine Linux: CVE-2018-6543: binutils 2.30-r1 security vulnerabilities

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2018-6543: binutils 2.30-r1 security vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/02/2018
Created
12/28/2019
Added
12/27/2019
Modified
12/27/2019

Description

In GNU Binutils 2.30, there's an integer overflow in the function load_specific_debug_section() in objdump.c, which results in `malloc()` with 0 size. A crafted ELF file allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-binutils

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