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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
Description Last Modified:  05/24/2005
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
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
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060703-01-U.asc
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=91398
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=001060
http://secunia.com/advisories/18506
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200505-15.xml Vendor Advisory
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016544
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2005-222.pdf
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-015.htm
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-178.htm
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200506-01.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:095
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:215
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-659.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-673.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-709.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-763.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-801.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0354.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0368.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/464745/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13697
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2005/0025/
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-136-1
http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-55052-patch.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1267 Vendor Advisory
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9071

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

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-1704
NVD Published Date:
05/24/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017