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CVE-2005-1704 Detail

Current 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.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/24/2005      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-1704
Original release date:
05/24/2005
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.6 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060703-01-U.asc External Source SGI 20060703-01-P
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=91398 External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=91398
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=001060 External Source CONECTIVA CLA-2006:1060
http://secunia.com/advisories/18506 External Source SECUNIA 18506
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200505-15.xml Vendor Advisory External Source GENTOO GLSA-200505-15
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016544 External Source SECTRACK 1016544
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2005-222.pdf External Source CONFIRM http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2005-222.pdf
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-015.htm External Source SECUNIA 18506
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-178.htm External Source CONFIRM http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-178.htm
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200506-01.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200506-01
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:095 External Source MANDRAKE MDKSA-2005:095
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:215 External Source MANDRAKE MDKSA-2005:215
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-659.html Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:659
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-673.html Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:673
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-709.html Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:709
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-763.html Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:763
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-801.html Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:801
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0354.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2006:0354
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0368.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2006:0368
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/464745/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070404 VMSA-2007-0003 VMware ESX 3.0.1 and 3.0.0 server security updates
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13697 External Source BID 13697
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2005/0025/ External Source TRUSTIX 2005-0025
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-136-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-136-1
http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-55052-patch.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-55052-patch.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1267 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-1267
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9071 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9071

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9071
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9071

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:gdb:*:r2:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 6.3

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