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CVE-2005-1705 Detail

Description

gdb before 6.3 searches the current working directory to load the .gdbinit configuration file, which allows local users to execute arbitrary commands as the user running gdb.

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

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
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
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=88398
http://secunia.com/advisories/18506
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200505-15.xml Vendor Advisory
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-015.htm
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:095 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-709.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-801.html Patch Vendor Advisory
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11072

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11072
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11072

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

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-1705
NVD Published Date:
05/24/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017