Out-of-bounds Read Affecting binutils package, versions *


0.0
medium

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
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NVD
5.5 medium
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SUSE
6.2 medium
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Red Hat
5.3 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-CENTOS8-BINUTILS-1949635
  • published 26 Jul 2021
  • disclosed 19 Feb 2019

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Centos:8 binutils.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream binutils package and not the binutils package as distributed by Centos:8. See 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 2.32. It is an out-of-bounds read leading to a SEGV in bfd_getl32 in libbfd.c, when called from pex64_get_runtime_function in pei-x86_64.c.