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CVE-2005-4807 Detail

Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the as_bad function in messages.c in the GNU as (gas) assembler in Free Software Foundation GNU Binutils before 20050721 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via a .c file with crafted inline assembly code.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/31/2005
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/24/2006)

gas (and gcc) make no promise that they are fault tolerant to bad input. We do not plan on producing security updates for Red Hat Enterprise Linux to correct these bugs.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=99464 Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19555 Exploit Patch
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-336-1 Patch
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3307 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:binutils:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-4807
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2005
NVD Last Modified:
08/02/2011