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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2020-35448) ELSA-2021-4364: binutils security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2020-35448) ELSA-2021-4364: binutils security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
12/27/2020
Created
11/19/2021
Added
11/17/2021
Modified
11/17/2021

Description

An issue was discovered in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.35.1. A heap-based buffer over-read can occur in bfd_getl_signed_32 in libbfd.c because sh_entsize is not validated in _bfd_elf_slurp_secondary_reloc_section in elf.c.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-binutils
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-binutils-devel

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