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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2014-8485: Binutils: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2014-8485: Binutils: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/09/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The setup_group function in bfd/elf.c in libbfd in GNU binutils 2.24 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted section group headers in an ELF file.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-sys-devel-binutils

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