NULL Pointer Dereference Affecting binutils package, versions <0:2.30-119.0.2.el8_8.2


0.0
medium

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required
    Availability High

    Threat Intelligence

    EPSS 0.05% (19th percentile)
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NVD
5.5 medium
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SUSE
5.5 medium
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Red Hat
5.5 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-ORACLE8-BINUTILS-6043815
  • published 25 May 2023
  • disclosed 27 Jan 2023

How to fix?

Upgrade Oracle:8 binutils to version 0:2.30-119.0.2.el8_8.2 or higher.
This issue was patched in ELSA-2023-6236.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream binutils package and not the binutils package as distributed by Oracle. See How to fix? for Oracle:8 relevant fixed versions and status.

An illegal memory access flaw was found in the binutils package. Parsing an ELF file containing corrupt symbol version information may result in a denial of service. This issue is the result of an incomplete fix for CVE-2020-16599.