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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2020-35448: Security patch for gcc10-binutils (ALAS-2021-1702)

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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2020-35448: Security patch for gcc10-binutils (ALAS-2021-1702)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
12/27/2020
Created
09/20/2021
Added
09/16/2021
Modified
09/30/2022

Description

An issue was discovered in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.35.1. A heap-based buffer over-read can occur in bfd_getl_signed_32 in libbfd.c because sh_entsize is not validated in _bfd_elf_slurp_secondary_reloc_section in elf.c.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-gcc10-binutils
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-gcc10-binutils-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-gcc10-binutils-devel
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-gcc10-binutils-gold

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