Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4336-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4336-1
April 22, 2020

binutils vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

– Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in GNU binutils.

Software Description:
– binutils: GNU assembler, linker and binary utilities

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
code.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
binutils 2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04.3
binutils-multiarch 2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04.3

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4336-1
CVE-2018-1000876, CVE-2018-10372, CVE-2018-10373, CVE-2018-10534,
CVE-2018-10535, CVE-2018-12641, CVE-2018-12697, CVE-2018-12698,
CVE-2018-12699, CVE-2018-12700, CVE-2018-12934, CVE-2018-13033,
CVE-2018-17358, CVE-2018-17359, CVE-2018-17360, CVE-2018-17794,
CVE-2018-17985, CVE-2018-18309, CVE-2018-18483, CVE-2018-18484,
CVE-2018-18605, CVE-2018-18606, CVE-2018-18607, CVE-2018-18700,
CVE-2018-18701, CVE-2018-19931, CVE-2018-19932, CVE-2018-20002,
CVE-2018-20623, CVE-2018-20651, CVE-2018-20671, CVE-2018-8945,
CVE-2018-9138, CVE-2019-12972, CVE-2019-14250, CVE-2019-14444,
CVE-2019-17450, CVE-2019-17451, CVE-2019-9070, CVE-2019-9071,
CVE-2019-9073, CVE-2019-9074, CVE-2019-9075, CVE-2019-9077

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/binutils/2.30-21ubuntu1~18.04.3