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USN136-2 : binutils regression Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
binutils regression

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- binutils
- binutils-dev
- binutils-doc
- binutils-multiarch

Description :

It was discovered that the packages from USN-136-1 had a flawed patch
with regressions that caused the ld linker to fail. The updated
packages fix this.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- binutils-2.15-5ubuntu2.2 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- binutils-dev-2.15-5ubuntu2.2 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- binutils-doc-2.15-5ubuntu2.2 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- binutils-multiarch-2.15-5ubuntu2.2 (Ubuntu 5.04)

Threat Level: High

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