RedHat: RHSA-2019-3352:01 Low: gdb security, bug fix, and enhancement update

    Date05 Nov 2019
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    An update for gdb is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Low. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from
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                       Red Hat Security Advisory
    
    Synopsis:          Low: gdb security, bug fix, and enhancement update
    Advisory ID:       RHSA-2019:3352-01
    Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
    Advisory URL:      https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3352
    Issue date:        2019-11-05
    CVE Names:         CVE-2018-20657 
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    1. Summary:
    
    An update for gdb is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.
    
    Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
    of Low. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
    gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from
    the CVE link(s) in the References section.
    
    2. Relevant releases/architectures:
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux AppStream (v. 8) - aarch64, noarch, ppc64le, s390x, x86_64
    
    3. Description:
    
    The GNU Debugger (GDB) allows users to debug programs written in various
    programming languages including C, C++, and Fortran. 
    
    Security Fix(es):
    
    * libiberty: Memory leak in demangle_template function resulting in a
    denial of service (CVE-2018-20657)
    
    For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
    score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE
    page(s) listed in the References section.
    
    Additional Changes:
    
    For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat
    Enterprise Linux 8.1 Release Notes linked from the References section.
    
    4. Solution:
    
    For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
    described in this advisory, refer to:
    
    https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258
    
    5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
    
    1664708 - CVE-2018-20657 libiberty: Memory leak in demangle_template function resulting in a denial of service
    
    6. Package List:
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux AppStream (v. 8):
    
    Source:
    gdb-8.2-6.el8.src.rpm
    
    aarch64:
    gdb-8.2-6.el8.aarch64.rpm
    gdb-debuginfo-8.2-6.el8.aarch64.rpm
    gdb-debugsource-8.2-6.el8.aarch64.rpm
    gdb-gdbserver-8.2-6.el8.aarch64.rpm
    gdb-headless-8.2-6.el8.aarch64.rpm
    
    noarch:
    gdb-doc-8.2-6.el8.noarch.rpm
    
    ppc64le:
    gdb-8.2-6.el8.ppc64le.rpm
    gdb-debuginfo-8.2-6.el8.ppc64le.rpm
    gdb-debugsource-8.2-6.el8.ppc64le.rpm
    gdb-gdbserver-8.2-6.el8.ppc64le.rpm
    gdb-headless-8.2-6.el8.ppc64le.rpm
    
    s390x:
    gdb-8.2-6.el8.s390x.rpm
    gdb-debuginfo-8.2-6.el8.s390x.rpm
    gdb-debugsource-8.2-6.el8.s390x.rpm
    gdb-gdbserver-8.2-6.el8.s390x.rpm
    gdb-headless-8.2-6.el8.s390x.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    gdb-8.2-6.el8.x86_64.rpm
    gdb-debuginfo-8.2-6.el8.x86_64.rpm
    gdb-debugsource-8.2-6.el8.x86_64.rpm
    gdb-gdbserver-8.2-6.el8.x86_64.rpm
    gdb-headless-8.2-6.el8.x86_64.rpm
    
    These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
    details on how to verify the signature are available from
    https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/
    
    7. References:
    
    https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-20657
    https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#low
    https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-us/red_hat_enterprise_linux/8/html/8.1_release_notes/
    
    8. Contact:
    
    The Red Hat security contact is . More contact
    details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
    
    Copyright 2019 Red Hat, Inc.
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