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Centos Linux: CVE-2019-17450: Low: binutils security update (CESA-2020:4465)

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Centos Linux: CVE-2019-17450: Low: binutils security update (CESA-2020:4465)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/10/2019
Created
11/06/2020
Added
11/05/2020
Modified
11/09/2020

Description

find_abstract_instance in dwarf2.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.32, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite recursion and application crash) via a crafted ELF file.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-binutils
  • centos-upgrade-binutils-debuginfo
  • centos-upgrade-binutils-debugsource
  • centos-upgrade-binutils-devel

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