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Vulnerability of binutils: buffer overflow

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow of binutils, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Impacted products: GAiA, CheckPoint IP Appliance, SecurePlatform, CheckPoint Security Appliance, CheckPoint Security Gateway, Debian, Ubuntu.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 18/07/2016.
Références of this threat: CVE-2016-2226, DLA-552-1, sk116495, USN-3337-1, USN-3367-1, USN-3368-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-20139.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow of binutils, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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This computer vulnerability note impacts software or systems such as GAiA, CheckPoint IP Appliance, SecurePlatform, CheckPoint Security Appliance, CheckPoint Security Gateway, Debian, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer vulnerability announce is medium.

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

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this cybersecurity announce.

Solutions for this threat 

Check Point: solution for libiberty.
The solution is indicated in information sources.

Debian 7: new binutils packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 7: binutils 2.22-8+deb7u3

Ubuntu: new gdb packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 17.04: gdb 7.12.50.20170314-0ubuntu1.1
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: gdb 7.11.1-0ubuntu1~16.5
  Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: gdb 7.7.1-0ubuntu5~14.04.3

Ubuntu: new libiberty-dev packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 17.04: libiberty-dev 20161220-1ubuntu0.2
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: libiberty-dev 20160215-1ubuntu0.2
  Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: libiberty-dev 20131116-1ubuntu0.2

Ubuntu: new valgrind packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 17.04: valgrind 1:3.12.0-1ubuntu1.1
  Ubuntu 16.10: valgrind 1:3.12.0~svn20160714-1ubuntu2.1
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: valgrind 1:3.11.0-1ubuntu4.2
  Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: valgrind 1:3.10.1-1ubuntu3~14.5
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