SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201709-02 (Binutils: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Binutils. Please review References for additional information.
A remote attacker, by enticing a user to compile/execute a specially crafted ELF file, PE File, or binary file, could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Binutils users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-devel/binutils-2.28.1'