Debian: DSA-3123-1: binutils security update

    Date09 Jan 2015
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Multiple security issues have been found in binutils, a toolbox for binary file manipulation. These vulnerabilities include multiple memory safety errors, buffer overflows, use-after-frees and other implementation errors
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3123-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Luciano Bello
    January 09, 2015                       http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : binutils
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-8484 CVE-2014-8485 CVE-2014-8501 CVE-2014-8502 
                     CVE-2014-8503 CVE-2014-8504 CVE-2014-8737 CVE-2014-8738
    
    Multiple security issues have been found in binutils, a toolbox for 
    binary file manipulation. These vulnerabilities include multiple memory 
    safety errors, buffer overflows, use-after-frees and other implementation 
    errors
    may lead to the execution of arbitrary code, the bypass of security
    restrictions, path traversal attack or denial of service.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in
    version 2.22-8+deb7u2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.25-3.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your binutils packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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