[USN-4336-3] GNU binutils vulnerabilities
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Wed Aug 9 12:52:40 UTC 2023
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4336-3
August 09, 2023
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)
Several security issues were fixed in GNU binutils.
- binutils: GNU assembler, linker and binary utilities
USN-4336-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in GNU. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that GNU binutils contained a large number of security
issues. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a
specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could cause GNU binutils to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
CVE-2017-9742, CVE-2017-9747, CVE-2017-9748, CVE-2017-9750,
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