ID CVE-2005-1704
Summary Integer overflow in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library for gdb before 6.3, binutils, elfutils, and possibly other packages, allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted object file that specifies a large number of section headers, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:gdb:*:r2:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:gdb:*:r2:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 4.6 (as of 19-10-2018 - 15:31)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-189
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL
cvss-vector via4 AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:18:12.848-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11782
  • comment CentOS Linux 3.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16651
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11831
  • comment CentOS Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16636
  • comment Oracle Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15990
description Integer overflow in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library for gdb before 6.3, binutils, elfutils, and possibly other packages, allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted object file that specifies a large number of section headers, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9071
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title Integer overflow in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library for gdb before 6.3, binutils, elfutils, and possibly other packages, allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted object file that specifies a large number of section headers, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow.
version 23
redhat via4
advisories
  • bugzilla
    id 186992
    title Elfutils license upgrade
    oval
    AND
    comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 is installed
    oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304001
    rhsa
    id RHSA-2006:0354
    released 2006-08-10
    severity Low
    title RHSA-2006:0354: elfutils security update (Low)
  • bugzilla
    id 189114
    title eu-strip mangles separate debuginfo with relocation sections
    oval
    AND
    comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 is installed
    oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070026001
    rhsa
    id RHSA-2006:0368
    released 2006-07-20
    severity Low
    title RHSA-2006:0368: elfutils security update (Low)
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2005:659
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2005:673
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2005:709
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2005:763
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2005:801
refmap via4
bid 13697
bugtraq 20070404 VMSA-2007-0003 VMware ESX 3.0.1 and 3.0.0 server security updates
conectiva CLA-2006:1060
confirm
gentoo
  • GLSA-200505-15
  • GLSA-200506-01
mandrake
  • MDKSA-2005:095
  • MDKSA-2005:215
osvdb 16757
sectrack 1016544
secunia
  • 15527
  • 17001
  • 17072
  • 17135
  • 17257
  • 17356
  • 17718
  • 18506
  • 21122
  • 21262
  • 21717
  • 24788
sgi 20060703-01-P
trustix 2005-0025
ubuntu USN-136-1
vupen ADV-2007-1267
statements via4
contributor Mark J Cox
lastmodified 2007-03-14
organization Red Hat
statement Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
Last major update 19-10-2018 - 15:31
Published 24-05-2005 - 04:00
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