Advisories ยป MGASA-2015-0027

Updated binutils packages fix security vulnerabilities

Publication date: 19 Jan 2015
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases : 4
CVE: CVE-2014-8484 , CVE-2014-8485 , CVE-2014-8501 , CVE-2014-8502 , CVE-2014-8503 , CVE-2014-8504 , CVE-2014-8737 , CVE-2014-8738


Updated binutils packages fix security vulnerabilities:

Multiple security issues have been found in binutils. These vulnerabilities
include multiple memory safety errors, buffer overflows, use-after-frees and
other implementation errors may lead to the execution of arbitrary code, the
bypass of security restrictions, path traversal attack or denial of service
(CVE-2014-8484, CVE-2014-8485, CVE-2014-8501, CVE-2014-8502, CVE-2014-8503,
CVE-2014-8504, CVE-2014-8737, CVE-2014-8738).