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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
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CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/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