Details at $URL.
@maintainer(s): since the fixed package is already in the tree, please let us know if it is ready for the stabilization or not.
CVE ID: CVE-2016-10254
Summary: The allocate_elf function in common.h in elfutils before 0.168 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted ELF file, which triggers a memory allocation failure.
Ping on stabilization. .. are we ready to go stable?
The tree only contains >=dev-libs/elfutils-0.169-r1 anymore.
This issue was resolved and addressed in
GLSA 201710-10 at https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201710-10
by GLSA coordinator Aaron Bauman (b-man).