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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2018-19932: Binutils: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2018-19932: Binutils: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/07/2018
Created
08/06/2019
Added
08/06/2019
Modified
08/06/2019

Description

An issue was discovered in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils through 2.31. There is an integer overflow and infinite loop caused by the IS_CONTAINED_BY_LMA macro in elf.c.

Solution(s)

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

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