Scientific Linux Security Update : binutils on SL7.x x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 128209


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Security Fix(es) :

- binutils: integer overflow leads to heap-based buffer overflow in objdump (CVE-2018-1000876)

- binutils: Stack Exhaustion in the demangling functions provided by libiberty (CVE-2018-12641)

- binutils: NULL pointer dereference in work_stuff_copy_to_from in cplus- dem.c.


Update the affected binutils, binutils-debuginfo and / or binutils-devel packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 128209

File Name: sl_20190806_binutils_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/08/27

Updated: 2019/08/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2019/08/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/06/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1000876, CVE-2018-12641, CVE-2018-12697