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Ubuntu: USN-4336-2 (CVE-2017-7300): GNU binutils vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-4336-2 (CVE-2017-7300): GNU binutils vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
03/29/2017
Created
07/24/2021
Added
07/22/2021
Modified
07/22/2021

Description

The Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.28, has an aout_link_add_symbols function in bfd/aoutx.h that is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer over-read (off-by-one) because of an incomplete check for invalid string offsets while loading symbols, leading to a GNU linker (ld) program crash.

Solution(s)

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

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