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Rocky Linux: CVE-2021-20284: binutils (RLSA-2021-4364)

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Rocky Linux: CVE-2021-20284: binutils (RLSA-2021-4364)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
03/26/2021
Created
03/13/2024
Added
03/12/2024
Modified
03/12/2024

Description

A flaw was found in GNU Binutils 2.35.1, where there is a heap-based buffer overflow in _bfd_elf_slurp_secondary_reloc_section in elf.c due to the number of symbols not calculated correctly. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.

Solution(s)

  • rocky-upgrade-binutils
  • rocky-upgrade-binutils-debuginfo
  • rocky-upgrade-binutils-debugsource
  • rocky-upgrade-binutils-devel

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