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LIN8-3651 : Security Advisory - gcc - CVE-2016-4490

Created: May 19, 2016    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: May 19, 2016
Found In Version: 8.0
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 8
Component/s: Toolchain


A vulnerability was found in gcc. Due to the inconsistent use of long and int for string/array length in cp-demangle.c there is an integer overflow that leads to a write access violation. The target crashes on an access violation at an address matching the destination operand of the instruction.

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