SuSE 11.3 Security Update : binutils (SAT Patch Number 10214)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description :

binutils has been updated to fix eight security issues :

- Lack of range checking leading to controlled write in
_bfd_elf_setup_sections(). (CVE-2014-8485)

- Invalid read flaw in libbfd. (CVE-2014-8484)

- Write to uninitialized memory in the PE parser.
(CVE-2014-8501)

- Crash in the PE parser. (CVE-2014-8502)

- Segfault in the ihex parser when it encounters a
malformed ihex file. (CVE-2014-8503)

- Stack buffer overflow in srec_scan. (CVE-2014-8504)

- Out-of-bounds memory write while processing a crafted
'ar' archive. (CVE-2014-8738)

- Directory traversal vulnerability allowing random file
deletion/creation. (CVE-2014-8737)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=902676
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=902677
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=903655
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=905735
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=905736
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-8484.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-8485.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-8501.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-8502.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-8503.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-8504.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-8737.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-8738.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 10214.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 81076 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-8484
CVE-2014-8485
CVE-2014-8501
CVE-2014-8502
CVE-2014-8503
CVE-2014-8504
CVE-2014-8737
CVE-2014-8738

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