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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2017-12453: Security patch for binutils (ALAS-2019-1185)

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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2017-12453: Security patch for binutils (ALAS-2019-1185)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/04/2017
Created
05/08/2020
Added
04/27/2020
Modified
05/01/2020

Description

The _bfd_vms_slurp_eeom function in libbfd.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29 and earlier, allows remote attackers to cause an out of bounds heap read via a crafted vms alpha file.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-binutils
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-binutils-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-binutils-devel

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