GLSA-201612-24 : Binutils: Multiple vulnerabilities
High Nessus Plugin ID 95640
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201612-24 (Binutils: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Binutils. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted file, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or overwrite arbitrary files.
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-2.25'