EulerOS 2.0 SP3 : binutils (EulerOS-SA-2018-1284)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117728
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 vulnerabilities :
- 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.