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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2017-12458: Security patch for binutils (ALAS-2019-1185)

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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2017-12458: 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 nlm_swap_auxiliary_headers_in function in bfd/nlmcode.h 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 nlm 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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