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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201908-01

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201908-01
Posted Aug 3, 2019
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201908-1 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Binutils, the worst of which may allow remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition. Versions less than 2.32-r1 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, denial of service, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2018-10372, CVE-2018-10373, CVE-2018-10534, CVE-2018-10535, CVE-2018-12641, CVE-2018-12697, CVE-2018-12698, CVE-2018-12699, CVE-2018-12700, CVE-2018-13033, CVE-2018-19931, CVE-2018-19932, CVE-2018-20002, CVE-2018-20651
MD5 | c9376d585a6b8932147386522c03f930

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201908-01

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Severity: Normal
Title: Binutils: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: August 03, 2019
Bugs: #672904, #672910, #674668, #682698, #682702
ID: 201908-01

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Binutils, the worst of
which may allow remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service
condition.

Background
=========
The GNU Binutils are a collection of tools to create, modify and
analyse binary files. Many of the files use BFD, the Binary File
Descriptor library, to do low-level manipulation.

Affected packages
================
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 sys-devel/binutils < 2.32-r1 >= 2.32-r1

Description
==========
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Binutils. Please
review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Impact
=====
A remote attacker, by enticing a user to compile/execute a specially
crafted ELF, object, PE, or binary file, could possibly cause a Denial
of Service condition or have other unspecified impacts.

Workaround
=========
There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
=========
All Binutils users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-devel/binutils-2.32-r1"

References
=========
[ 1 ] CVE-2018-10372
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-10372
[ 2 ] CVE-2018-10373
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-10373
[ 3 ] CVE-2018-10534
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-10534
[ 4 ] CVE-2018-10535
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-10535
[ 5 ] CVE-2018-12641
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-12641
[ 6 ] CVE-2018-12697
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-12697
[ 7 ] CVE-2018-12698
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-12698
[ 8 ] CVE-2018-12699
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-12699
[ 9 ] CVE-2018-12700
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-12700
[ 10 ] CVE-2018-13033
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-13033
[ 11 ] CVE-2018-19931
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-19931
[ 12 ] CVE-2018-19932
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-19932
[ 13 ] CVE-2018-20002
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-20002
[ 14 ] CVE-2018-20651
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-20651

Availability
===========
This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201908-01

Concerns?
========
Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
======
Copyright 2019 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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