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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2017-8398: binutils security update

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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2017-8398: binutils security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/01/2017
Created
09/13/2019
Added
09/12/2019
Modified
09/12/2019

Description

dwarf.c in GNU Binutils 2.28 is vulnerable to an invalid read of size 1 during dumping of debug information from a corrupt binary. This vulnerability causes programs that conduct an analysis of binary programs, such as objdump and readelf, to crash.

Solution(s)

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-binutils
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-binutils-devel

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