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CVE-2005-4808 Detail

Description

Buffer overflow in reset_vars in config/tc-crx.c in the GNU as (gas) assembler in Free Software Foundation GNU Binutils before 20050714 allows user-assisted attackers to have an unknown impact via a crafted .s file.

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

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.6 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

Evaluator Solution

This vulnerability is addressed in the following patch: GNU, Binutils, patch 20050714

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://sources.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1069 Patch
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-366-1
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44661

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-2005-4808
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2005
NVD Last Modified:
07/19/2017