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PostPosted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 11:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201710-10 ] elfutils Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: elfutils: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201710-10)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2017-10-13
Bug(s): #614002, #614004, #618004
ID: 201710-10

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in elfutils, the worst of
which may allow remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition.


Background

Elfutils provides a library and utilities to access, modify and analyse
ELF objects.


Affected Packages

Package: dev-libs/elfutils
Vulnerable: < 0.169-r1
Unaffected: >= 0.169-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in elfutils. Please review
the referenced CVE identifiers for details.


Impact

A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition via
specially crafted ELF files.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All elfutils users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/elfutils-0.169-r1"
   
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.


References


CVE-2016-10254


CVE-2016-10255


CVE-2017-7607


CVE-2017-7608


CVE-2017-7609


CVE-2017-7610


CVE-2017-7611


CVE-2017-7612


CVE-2017-7613
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