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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      Last Modified:  05/24/2005

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-1705
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:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; 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 Type Source Name
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=88398 External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=88398
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://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-015.htm External Source SECUNIA 18506
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:095 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source MANDRAKE MDKSA-2005:095
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-709.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:709
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-801.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:801
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11072 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11072

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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