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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2021-3487: GNU Binutils: Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2021-3487: GNU Binutils: Multiple Vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
04/15/2021
Created
08/29/2022
Added
08/16/2022
Modified
08/16/2022

Description

There's a flaw in the BFD library of binutils in versions before 2.36. An attacker who supplies a crafted file to an application linked with BFD, and using the DWARF functionality, could cause an impact to system availability by way of excessive memory consumption.

Solution(s)

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

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