Debian DSA-3123-1 : binutils - security update
High Nessus Plugin ID 80444
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionMultiple security issues have been found in binutils, a toolbox for binary file manipulation. These vulnerabilities include multiple memory safety errors, buffer overflows, use-after-frees and other implementation errors may lead to the execution of arbitrary code, the bypass of security restrictions, path traversal attack or denial of service.
SolutionUpgrade the binutils packages.
For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 2.22-8+deb7u2.