[USN-6160-1] GNU binutils vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Tue Jun 13 19:03:09 UTC 2023
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6160-1
June 13, 2023
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
GNU binutils could be made to crash or run programs if it opened a
specially crafted file.
- binutils: GNU assembler, linker and binary utilities
It was discovered that GNU binutils incorrectly performed bounds checking
operations when parsing stabs debugging information. An attacker could
possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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