Fedora 29: binutils Security Update

    Date01 Feb 2019
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Bug fixes for binutils including one that is preventing Yocot/oe-core from building properly
    Fedora Update Notification
    2019-02-02 03:34:29.460572
    Name        : binutils
    Product     : Fedora 29
    Version     : 2.31.1
    Release     : 17.fc29
    URL         : https://sourceware.org/binutils
    Summary     : A GNU collection of binary utilities
    Description :
    Binutils is a collection of binary utilities, including ar (for
    creating, modifying and extracting from archives), as (a family of GNU
    assemblers), gprof (for displaying call graph profile data), ld (the
    GNU linker), nm (for listing symbols from object files), objcopy (for
    copying and translating object files), objdump (for displaying
    information from object files), ranlib (for generating an index for
    the contents of an archive), readelf (for displaying detailed
    information about binary files), size (for listing the section sizes
    of an object or archive file), strings (for listing printable strings
    from files), strip (for discarding symbols), and addr2line (for
    converting addresses to file and line).
    Update Information:
    Bug fixes for binutils including one that is preventing  Yocot/oe-core from
    building properly
    * Wed Jan 30 2019 Nick Clifton   - 2.31.1-17
    - Fix the assembler's check that the output file is not also one of the input files.  (#1660279)
    * Thu Jan  3 2019 Nick Clifton   - 2.31.1-16
    - Fix a memory leak reading minisymbols.  (#1661535)
    * Wed Nov 28 2018 Nick Clifton   - 2.31.1-15
    - Stop gold from warning about discard version information unless explicitly requested.  (#1654153)
    * Thu Nov 15 2018 Nick Clifton   - 2.31.1-14
    - Remove debugging fprintf statement accidentally left in patch.  (#1645828)
      [ 1 ] Bug #1546608 - ld does not merge .gnu.build.attributes
      [ 2 ] Bug #1515934 - Mir build fails on ppc64 when LTO is enabled
      [ 3 ] Bug #1660279 - as from binutils 2.31.1 may fail at some certain condition
      [ 4 ] Bug #1646536 - CVE-2018-18700 binutils: Recursive Stack Overflow within function d_name, d_encoding, and d_local_name in cp-demangle.c [fedora-all]
      [ 5 ] Bug #1553086 - gdb: warning: Loadable section ".note.gnu.property" outside of ELF segments
      [ 6 ] Bug #1483604 - CVE-2017-12448 CVE-2017-12449 CVE-2017-12450 CVE-2017-12451 CVE-2017-12452 CVE-2017-12453 CVE-2017-12454 CVE-2017-12455 CVE-2017-12456 CVE-2017-12457 CVE-2017-12458 CVE-2017-12459 CVE-2017-13710 CVE-2017-13716 binutils: various flaws [fedora-all]
      [ 7 ] Bug #1639969 - After recent update, gold linker crashes while building chromium with fedora build flags
      [ 8 ] Bug #1626622 - readelf --unwind not supported
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