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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2017-8395: binutils security update

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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2017-8395: binutils security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/01/2017
Created
12/19/2019
Added
12/18/2019
Modified
12/18/2019

Description

The Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.28, is vulnerable to an invalid write of size 8 because of missing a malloc() return-value check to see if memory had actually been allocated in the _bfd_generic_get_section_contents function. This vulnerability causes programs that conduct an analysis of binary programs using the libbfd library, such as objcopy, to crash.

Solution(s)

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-binutils
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-binutils-devel

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