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Security Bulletin: Publicly disclosed vulnerability in GNU Binutils affects IBM Netezza Platform Software

Security Bulletin


GNU Binutils is used by IBM Netezza Platform Software. IBM Netezza Platform Software has addressed the applicable CVE.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-45078
DESCRIPTION:   GNU Binutils is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an out-of-bounds write flaw in the stab_xcoff_builtin_type function in stabs.c. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 5.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Netezza Platform Software 4.6.8-4.6.12.P5
IBM Netezza Platform Software5.0.10-5.2.2.P5
IBM Netezza Platform Software6.0.3-6.1.P2
IBM Netezza Platform Software7.0-



ProductVRMFRemediation/First Fix
IBM Netezza Platform Software7.2.1.11-P2Fix Central Link

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

13 Jul 2022: Original Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
13 July 2022