[SECURITY] Fedora 21 Update: cross-binutils-2.25-3.fc21

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Fedora Update Notification
2015-01-09 11:06:44

Name        : cross-binutils
Product     : Fedora 21
Version     : 2.25
Release     : 3.fc21
URL         : http://sources.redhat.com/binutils
Summary     : A GNU collection of cross-compilation binary utilities
Description :
Binutils is a collection of binary utilities, including ar (for
creating, modifying and extracting from archives), as (a family of GNU
assemblers), gprof (for displaying call graph profile data), ld (the
GNU linker), nm (for listing symbols from object files), objcopy (for
copying and translating object files), objdump (for displaying
information from object files), ranlib (for generating an index for
the contents of an archive), readelf (for displaying detailed
information about binary files), size (for listing the section sizes
of an object or archive file), strings (for listing printable strings
from files), strip (for discarding symbols), and addr2line (for
converting addresses to file and line).

Update Information:

Upgrade to binutils-2.25 thus fixing a number of security bugs

* Wed Jan  7 2015 David Howells <dhowells at redhat.com> - 2.25-2
- Fix up the target for SH64 and cease mixing 32-bit SH targets with SH64.
- SH64: Work around flags not getting set on incremental link of .a into .o [binutils bz 17288].
* Mon Jan  5 2015 David Howells <dhowells at redhat.com> - 2.25-1
- Sync with binutils-2.25 to pick up fixes.
  Resolves: BZ #1162577, #1162601, #1162611, #1162625
* Thu Nov 13 2014 David Howells <dhowells at redhat.com> - 2.24-7
- Fix problems with the ar program reported in FSF PR 17533.
  Resolves: BZ #1162672, #1162659
* Wed Nov 12 2014 David Howells <dhowells at redhat.com> - 2.24-6
- Sync with binutils to pick up fixes.
- Backport binutils 2.4 upstream branch to pick up more fixes.

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use
su -c 'yum update cross-binutils' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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