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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      Last Modified:  12/31/2005      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-4807
Original release date:
12/31/2005
Last revised:
08/02/2011
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; 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 Type Source Name
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=99464 Patch External Source MISC http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=99464
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19555 Exploit; Patch External Source BID 19555
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-336-1 Patch External Source UBUNTU USN-336-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3307 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-3307

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

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

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