GLSA-201811-17 : Binutils: Multiple vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 119162
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201811-17 (Binutils: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Binutils. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
A remote attacker, by enticing a user to compile/execute a specially crafted ELF, object, PE, or binary file, could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition or have other unspecified impacts.
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-2.30-r2'