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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for elfutils (ALAS-2014-345) (CVE-2014-0172)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for elfutils (ALAS-2014-345) (CVE-2014-0172)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/11/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/26/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Integer overflow in the check_section function in dwarf_begin_elf.c in the libdw library, as used in elfutils 0.153 and possibly through 0.158 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a malformed compressed debug section in an ELF file, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-elfutils
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-elfutils-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-elfutils-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-elfutils-devel-static
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-elfutils-libelf
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-elfutils-libelf-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-elfutils-libelf-devel-static
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-elfutils-libs

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-elfutils
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-elfutils-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-elfutils-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-elfutils-devel-static
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-elfutils-libelf
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-elfutils-libelf-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-elfutils-libelf-devel-static
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-elfutils-libs

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