Debian Security Advisory

DLA-552-1 binutils -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
18 Jul 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-2226, CVE-2016-4487, CVE-2016-4488, CVE-2016-4489, CVE-2016-4490, CVE-2016-4492, CVE-2016-4493, CVE-2016-6131.
More information:

Some minor security issues have been identified and fixed in binutils in Debian LTS. These are:

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2.22-8+deb7u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your binutils packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: