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CVE-2006-2362 Detail

Current Description

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.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Oct/msg00001.html
http://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=2584 Exploit
http://www.mail-archive.com/bug-binutils@gnu.org/msg01516.html Exploit
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_26_sr.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17950 Exploit Patch
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018872
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0034/
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-292-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/1924
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3665
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/26644

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:binutils:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-2362
NVD Published Date:
05/15/2006
NVD Last Modified:
07/19/2017