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Alpine Linux: CVE-2018-7208: binutils 2.30-r1 security vulnerabilities

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2018-7208: binutils 2.30-r1 security vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/18/2018
Created
12/28/2019
Added
12/27/2019
Modified
12/27/2019

Description

In the coff_pointerize_aux function in coffgen.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.30, an index is not validated, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted file, as demonstrated by objcopy of a COFF object.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-binutils

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