Update Info


Security update for binutils

Type: security
Severity: moderate
Issued: 2021-11-09
This update for binutils fixes the following issues:

- For compatibility on old code stream that expect 'brcl 0,label' to
  not be disassembled as 'jgnop label' on s390x.  (bsc#1192267)
  This reverts IBM zSeries HLASM support for now.
- Fixed that ppc64 optflags did not enable LTO (bsc#1188941).
- Fix empty man-pages from broken release tarball
- Fixed a memory corruption with rpath option (bsc#1191473).
- Fixed slow performance of stripping some binaries (bsc#1183909).

Security issue fixed:

- CVE-2021-20294: Fixed out-of-bounds write in print_dynamic_symbol in readelf (bnc#1184519)



  • binutils-2.37-7.26.1