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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-12967: Binutils: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-12967: Binutils: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/19/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/08/2018
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

The getsym function in tekhex.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a malformed tekhex binary.

Solution(s)

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

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