Package "binutils"

Name: binutils


This package is just an umbrella for a group of other packages, it has no description.
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  • GNU binary utilities, for alpha-linux-gnu target
  • GNU binary utilities, for alpha-linux-gnu target (debug symbols)
  • GNU binary utilities, for arm-linux-gnueabi target
  • GNU binary utilities, for arm-linux-gnueabi target (debug symbols)

Latest version: 2.34-6ubuntu1.3
Release: focal (20.04)
Level: updates
Repository: universe


Other versions of "binutils" in Focal

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base universe 2.34-6ubuntu1
base main 2.34-6ubuntu1
security main 2.34-6ubuntu1.3
security universe 2.34-6ubuntu1.3
updates main 2.34-6ubuntu1.3

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Version: 2.34-6ubuntu1.3 2021-10-25 18:06:33 UTC

  binutils (2.34-6ubuntu1.3) focal-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: Use after free in bfd_hash_lookup
    - debian/patches/CVE-2020-16592.patch: don't use a pointer into strings
      that may be freed for section name in bfd/peXXigen.c.
    - CVE-2020-16592
  * SECURITY UPDATE: DoS via memory consumption in DWARF debug sections
    - debian/patches/CVE-2021-3487.patch: check for debug sections with
      excessive sizes in bfd/dwarf2.c.
    - CVE-2021-3487

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Wed, 20 Oct 2021 07:09:55 -0400

Source diff to previous version
CVE-2020-16592 A use after free issue exists in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd) in GNU Binutils 2.34 in bfd_hash_lookup, as demonstrated in nm
CVE-2021-3487 There's a flaw in the BFD library of binutils in versions before 2.36. An attacker who supplies a crafted file to an application linked with BFD, and

Version: 2.34-6ubuntu1.1 2021-02-18 11:07:12 UTC

  binutils (2.34-6ubuntu1.1) focal; urgency=medium

  * Backporting upstream commit 26b6ab7a0e to accept vector alignment
    hints on z13 (LP: #1889742)

 -- William 'jawn-smith' Wilson <email address hidden> Thu, 21 Jan 2021 09:23:33 -0600

1889742 [UBUNTU 20.04] Accept vector alignment hints on z13 (binutils)

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