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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2018-18606: binutils security update

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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2018-18606: binutils security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/23/2018
Created
11/20/2019
Added
11/19/2019
Modified
11/19/2019

Description

An issue was discovered in the merge_strings function in merge.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.31. There is a NULL pointer dereference in _bfd_add_merge_section when attempting to merge sections with large alignments. A specially crafted ELF allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service, as demonstrated by ld.

Solution(s)

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp8-upgrade-binutils
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp8-upgrade-binutils-devel

References

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp8-upgrade-binutils
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp8-upgrade-binutils-devel

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