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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2014-8738: Binutils: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2014-8738: Binutils: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
01/15/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The _bfd_slurp_extended_name_table function in bfd/archive.c in GNU binutils 2.24 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid write, segmentation fault, and crash) via a crafted extended name table in an archive.

Solution(s)

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

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