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Vulnerability of binutils: NULL pointer dereference via bfd_pef_scan_start_address

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can force a NULL pointer to be dereferenced via bfd_pef_scan_start_address() of binutils, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Vulnerable software: Fedora.
Severity of this announce: 1/4.
Creation date: 07/01/2021.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2020-35496, FEDORA-2020-28c78a6ac3, VIGILANCE-VUL-34255.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can force a NULL pointer to be dereferenced via bfd_pef_scan_start_address() of binutils, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This vulnerability impacts software or systems such as Fedora.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security announce is low.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer vulnerability note.

Solutions for this threat 

Fedora 32: new mingw-binutils packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 32: mingw-binutils 2.32-9.fc32
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