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CVE-2006-2362 Detail


Buffer overflow in getsym in tekhex.c in libbfd in Free Software Foundation GNU Binutils before 20060423, as used by GNU strings, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a file with a crafted Tektronix Hex Format (TekHex) record in which the length character is not a valid hexadecimal character.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Oct/msg00001.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=2584 Exploit  Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.mail-archive.com/bug-binutils%40gnu.org/msg01516.html Issue Tracking  Mailing List 
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_26_sr.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17950 Exploit  Patch  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018872 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0034/ Broken Link 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-292-1 Broken Link 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/1924 Permissions Required 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3665 Permissions Required 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/26644 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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