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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2016-4493): GNU binutils vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2016-4493): GNU binutils vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/24/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/21/2017
Modified
07/22/2021

Description

The demangle_template_value_parm and do_hpacc_template_literal functions in cplus-dem.c in libiberty allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and crash) via a crafted binary.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-2-26-1-1ubuntu1-16-04-8-esm1
  • ubuntu-upgrade-available
  • ubuntu-upgrade-binutils-multiarch
  • ubuntu-upgrade-desktop
  • ubuntu-upgrade-gdb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-infra
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libiberty-dev
  • ubuntu-upgrade-ua
  • ubuntu-upgrade-valgrind

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