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Red Hat: CVE-2018-7208: Low: binutils security, bug fix, and enhancement update (RHSA-2018:3032)

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Red Hat: CVE-2018-7208: Low: binutils security, bug fix, and enhancement update (RHSA-2018:3032)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/17/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
10/31/2018
Modified
03/03/2021

Description

In the coff_pointerize_aux function in coffgen.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.30, an index is not validated, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted file, as demonstrated by objcopy of a COFF object.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-binutils
  • redhat-upgrade-binutils-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-binutils-devel

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