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    Fedora 32: mingw-binutils 2020-f903e139b1

    Date 26 Dec 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Backport patches for CVE-2020-16592 and CVE-2020-16598
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    Fedora Update Notification
    FEDORA-2020-f903e139b1
    2020-12-27 01:15:50.015941
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    Name        : mingw-binutils
    Product     : Fedora 32
    Version     : 2.32
    Release     : 8.fc32
    URL         : https://www.gnu.org/software/binutils/
    Summary     : Cross-compiled version of binutils for Win32 and Win64 environments
    Description :
    Cross compiled binutils (utilities like 'strip', 'as', 'ld') which
    understand Windows executables and DLLs.
    
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    Update Information:
    
    Backport patches for CVE-2020-16592 and CVE-2020-16598
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    ChangeLog:
    
    * Fri Dec 18 2020 Sandro Mani  - 2.32-8
    - Backport patches for CVE-2020-16592, CVE-2020-16598
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    References:
    
      [ 1 ] Bug #1906758 - CVE-2020-16598 mingw-binutils: binutils: Null Pointer Dereference in debug_get_real_type could result in DoS [fedora-all]
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1906758
      [ 2 ] Bug #1906779 - CVE-2020-16592 mingw-binutils: binutils: use-after-free in bfd_hash_lookup could result in DoS [fedora-all]
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1906779
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    This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
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    line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at
    https://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label
    
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