MGASA-2021-0011 - Updated binutils packages fix security vulnerabilities

Publication date: 08 Jan 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0011.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 7
CVE: CVE-2020-16598,
     CVE-2020-16592

It was discovered that mingw-binutils and binutils suffered from two
vulnerabilites which might lead to DoS.

Null Pointer Dereference in debug_get_real_type could result in DoS
(CVE-2020-16598).

Use-after-free in bfd_hash_lookup could result in DoS (CVE-2020-16592).

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27954
- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/DJIW6KKY2TSLD43XEZXG56WREIIBUIIQ/
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-16598
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-16592

SRPMS:
- 7/core/binutils-2.33.1-1.1.mga7
- 7/core/mingw-binutils-2.30-3.1.mga7
- 7/core/cross-binutils-2.31.1-1.1.mga7