CentOS 7 : binutils (CESA-2019:2075)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 128346
SynopsisThe remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update for binutils is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
The binutils packages provide a collection of binary utilities for the manipulation of object code in various object file formats. It includes the ar, as, gprof, ld, nm, objcopy, objdump, ranlib, readelf, size, strings, strip, and addr2line utilities.
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. (CVE-2018-12697)
For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.
Additional Changes :
For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7 Release Notes linked from the References section.
SolutionUpdate the affected binutils packages.