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Bug 908087 (CVE-2023-1972) - <sys-devel/binutils-2.41 : heap buffer overread
Summary: <sys-devel/binutils-2.41 : heap buffer overread
Alias: CVE-2023-1972
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3 [stable wait]
Depends on:
Reported: 2023-06-09 04:38 UTC by John Helmert III
Modified: 2023-08-25 16:52 UTC (History)
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Description John Helmert III archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2023-06-09 04:38:57 UTC
CVE-2023-1972 (

A potential heap based buffer overflow was found in _bfd_elf_slurp_version_tables() in bfd/elf.c. This may lead to loss of availability.

Patch is:;h=c22d38baefc5a7a1e1f5cdc9dbb556b1f0ec5c57