Security update for gdb (moderate)

ID OPENSUSE-SU-2019:2494-1
Type suse
Reporter Suse
Modified 2019-11-13T00:43:39


This update for gdb fixes the following issues:

Update to gdb 8.3.1: (jsc#ECO-368)

Security issues fixed:

  • CVE-2019-1010180: Fixed a potential buffer overflow when loading ELF sections larger than the file. (bsc#1142772)

Upgrade libipt from v2.0 to v2.0.1.

  • Enable librpm for version > [bsc#1145692]:

    • Allow any
    • Add %build test to check for "zypper install <rpm-packagename>" message
  • Copy gdbinit from fedora master @ 25caf28. Add gdbinit.without-python, and use it for --without=python.

Rebase to 8.3 release (as in fedora 30 @ 1e222a3).

  • DWARF index cache: GDB can now automatically save indices of DWARF symbols on disk to speed up further loading of the same binaries.
  • Ada task switching is now supported on aarch64-elf targets when debugging a program using the Ravenscar Profile.
  • Terminal styling is now available for the CLI and the TUI.
  • Removed support for old demangling styles arm, edg, gnu, hp and lucid.
  • Support for new native configuration RISC-V GNU/Linux (riscv--linux*).

  • Implemented access to more POWER8 registers. [fate#326120, fate#325178]

  • Handle most of new s390 arch13 instructions. [fate#327369, jsc#ECO-368]

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15-SP1:Update update project.