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- Snyk ID SNYK-CENTOS8-BINUTILS-1937797
- published 26 Jul 2021
- disclosed 13 Oct 2018
Introduced: 13 Oct 2018CVE-2018-18309 Open this link in a new tab
How to fix?
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Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream
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How to fix? for
Centos:8 relevant fixed versions and status.
An issue was discovered in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.31. An invalid memory address dereference was discovered in read_reloc in reloc.c. The vulnerability causes a segmentation fault and application crash, which leads to denial of service, as demonstrated by objdump, because of missing _bfd_clear_contents bounds checking.