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[ GLSA 202309-15 ] GNU Binutils: Multiple Vulnerabilities


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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 202309-15
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https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: GNU Binutils: Multiple Vulnerabilities
Date: September 30, 2023
Bugs: #866713, #867937, #903893
ID: 202309-15

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GNU Binutils, the worst of
which could result in denial of service.

Background
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The GNU Binutils are a collection of tools to create, modify and analyse
binary files. Many of the files use BFD, the Binary File Descriptor
library, to do low-level manipulation.

Affected packages
=================

Package Vulnerable Unaffected
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sys-devel/binutils < 2.40 >= 2.40

Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GNU Binutils. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All GNU Binutils users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-devel/binutils-2.40"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2022-4285
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2022-4285
[ 2 ] CVE-2022-38126
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2022-38126
[ 3 ] CVE-2022-38127
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2022-38127
[ 4 ] CVE-2022-38128
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2022-38128
[ 5 ] CVE-2022-38533
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2022-38533
[ 6 ] CVE-2023-1579
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2023-1579
[ 7 ] CVE-2023-1972
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2023-1972

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202309-15

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2023 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5