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The file appears to be in ELF format but readelf produced the indicated error when parsing it.

In case of a false positive, you may need to install binutils-multiarch so that ELF files from other architectures are handled correctly. It is also possible that the file is not actually in ELF format but was misidentified as such.

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The tag is present in Lintian version 2.114.163. That is the most recent version we know about.

We use semantic versions. The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the 2.114.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit d219a5a. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check binaries/corrupted.

Visibility: warning

Renamed from:
  • apparently-corrupted-elf-binary

The following 16 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 135 times (in any Lintian version).

There were no overrides.