Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in elfutils, the worst of which may allow remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition.
|Package||dev-libs/elfutils on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 0.169-r1|
|Unaffected versions||>= 0.169-r1|
Elfutils provides a library and utilities to access, modify and analyse ELF objects.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in elfutils. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition via specially crafted ELF files.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All elfutils users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/elfutils-0.169-r1"
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.