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- Snyk ID SNYK-CENTOS8-BINUTILS-1940291
- published 26 Jul 2021
- disclosed 28 Dec 2018
Introduced: 28 Dec 2018CVE-2018-20651 Open this link in a new tab
How to fix?
There is no fixed version for
Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream
binutils package and not the
binutils package as distributed by
How to fix? for
Centos:8 relevant fixed versions and status.
A NULL pointer dereference was discovered in elf_link_add_object_symbols in elflink.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.31.1. This occurs for a crafted ET_DYN with no program headers. A specially crafted ELF file allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service, as demonstrated by ld.