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A mingw-binutils security update has been released for Fedora 37.



SECURITY: Fedora 37 Update: mingw-binutils-2.38-7.fc37


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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2023-a86258ed64
2023-03-16 18:30:53.695957
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Name : mingw-binutils
Product : Fedora 37
Version : 2.38
Release : 7.fc37
URL :   http://www.gnu.org/software/binutils/
Summary : Cross-compiled version of binutils for Win32 and Win64 environments
Description :
Cross compiled binutils (utilities like 'strip', 'as', 'ld') which
understand Windows executables and DLLs.

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Update Information:

Backport patch for CVE-2023-25587.
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ChangeLog:

* Tue Mar 7 2023 Sandro Mani - 2.38-7
- Backport patch for CVE-2023-25587
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References:

[ 1 ] Bug #2174099 - CVE-2023-25587 mingw-binutils: binutils: NULL pointer segmentation fault when accessing field `the_bfd` in function `compare_symbols` [fedora-36]
  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2174099
[ 2 ] Bug #2174111 - CVE-2023-25587 mingw-binutils: binutils: NULL pointer segmentation fault when accessing field `the_bfd` in function `compare_symbols` [fedora-37]
  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2174111
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This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2023-a86258ed64' at the command
line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at
  http://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key. More details on the
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