[SECURITY] Fedora 24 Update: binutils-2.26-18.fc24

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Fedora Update Notification
2016-04-23 23:42:43.599148

Name        : binutils
Product     : Fedora 24
Version     : 2.26
Release     : 18.fc24
URL         : http://sources.redhat.com/binutils
Summary     : A GNU collection of 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:

The 4.5.2 stable update contains a number of important fixes across the tree.
This build should also boot on some of the i686 systems that would not boot

  [ 1 ] Bug #1328478 - CVE-2016-3955 Kernel: usbip: buffer overflow by trusting length of incoming packets
  [ 2 ] Bug #1323956 - CVE-2016-3961 xsa174 xen: hugetlbfs use may crash PV Linux guests (XSA-174)

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

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