EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : binutils (EulerOS-SA-2018-1283)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117727
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS host is missing multiple security updates.
DescriptionAccording to the versions of the binutils packages installed, the
EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following
- A vulnerability was found in the readelf utility; part
of binutils. A crafted ELF executable or shared library
could cause readelf to write arbitrary locations on the
heap while processing relocations, leading to a crash
or potential code execution.(CVE-2017-6965)
- A vulnerability was found in readelf; part of binutils.
A crafted executable or shared library could cause
use-after-free and out-of-bounds writes, leading to a
crash or possible code execution.(CVE-2017-6966)
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected binutils packages.