Heap-based Buffer Overflow Affecting binutils package, versions *


0.0
medium

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
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NVD
7.8 high
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Red Hat
5.3 medium
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SUSE
5.3 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-CENTOS8-BINUTILS-1949878
  • published 26 Jul 2021
  • disclosed 20 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 GNU Binutils 2.32. It is a heap-based buffer overflow in process_mips_specific in readelf.c via a malformed MIPS option section.