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CVE-2005-4808 Detail

Current 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
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

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 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-366-1 Third Party Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44661 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:binutils:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
2.17

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:5.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:
04/01/2020