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Bug 672910 (CVE-2018-19931, CVE-2018-19932) - <sys-devel/binutils-2.31.1-r5: multiple vulnerabilities
Summary: <sys-devel/binutils-2.31.1-r5: multiple vulnerabilities
Alias: CVE-2018-19931, CVE-2018-19932
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: A3 [glsa+ cve]
Depends on:
Reported: 2018-12-11 00:14 UTC by D'juan McDonald (domhnall)
Modified: 2019-08-03 11:23 UTC (History)
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Description D'juan McDonald (domhnall) 2018-12-11 00:14:40 UTC
GNU Binutils is prone to following security vulnerabilities:

1. A heap-based overflow vulnerability (CVE-2018-19931)

2. An integer-overflow vulnerability (CVE-2018-19932)

An attacker can exploit this issue to cause a denial-of-service condition. Due to the nature of this issue, code execution may be possible but this has not been confirmed.

@maintainer(s): patches available. 

Gentoo Security Padawan
Comment 1 Andreas K. Hüttel archtester gentoo-dev 2019-03-24 21:22:03 UTC
will be in 2.31.1 patchlevel 6
Comment 2 Andreas K. Hüttel archtester gentoo-dev 2019-06-06 14:30:17 UTC
All affected versions are gone or masked. @security please proceed.
Comment 3 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2019-08-03 11:23:44 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201908-01 at
by GLSA coordinator Aaron Bauman (b-man).