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From: Luis Machado <>
To: Nick Clifton <>,,
	"" <>,
Subject: Re: [CVE] zlib (< 1.2.12) memory corruption
Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2022 08:30:04 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Hi Nick,

On 4/8/22 14:36, Nick Clifton wrote:
> Hi Luis,
>> There is a CVE [1] for zlib < 1.2.12 (released march 27th).
>> GCC currently uses zlib 1.2.11, and binutils-gdb imports the zlib 
>> directory from GCC. The recommendation is to get it updated to 1.2.12, 
>> which contains the proper fix [2].
> I am all for updating the binutils-gdb copy of zlib.  I will wait a 
> couple of
> days to see if anyone else has any comments or concerns, but if not, then I
> will apply the patches myself.

I did a quick check and there seems to be some differences between gcc's 
zlib subdir and binutils-gdb's zlib subdir. I think there has been some 
fixes that we may have to port over from our current zlib subdir. I 
tried simply replacing the subdir, but that didn't work right.

  reply	other threads:[~2022-04-12  7:30 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-04-05 13:56 Luis Machado
2022-04-08 13:36 ` Nick Clifton
2022-04-12  7:30   ` Luis Machado [this message]
2022-04-12 15:27 ` Nick Clifton

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