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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-1704

Integer overflow in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library for gdb before 6.3, binutils, elfutils, and possibly other packages, allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted object file that specifies a large number of section headers, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow.
Publish Date : 2005-05-24 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2005-05-04 2005-05-25
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Integer overflow in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library for gdb before 6.3, binutils, elfutils, and possibly other ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9071 unix
RHBA-2005:675: gdb bug fix update oval:com.redhat.rhba:def:20050675 unix
RHSA-2005:659: binutils security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050659 unix
RHSA-2005:659: binutils security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005659 unix
RHSA-2005:673: binutils security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050673 unix
RHSA-2005:673: binutils security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005673 unix
RHSA-2005:709: gdb security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050709 unix
RHSA-2005:709: gdb security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005709 unix
RHSA-2006:0354: elfutils security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060354 unix
RHSA-2006:0368: elfutils security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060368 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-1704

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU GDB 6.3 R2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU GDB 1

- References For CVE-2005-1704

http://secunia.com/advisories/24788
SECUNIA 24788
http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-55052-patch.html CONFIRM
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/1267
VUPEN ADV-2007-1267
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:215
MANDRAKE MDKSA-2005:215
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/464745/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070404 VMSA-2007-0003 VMware ESX 3.0.1 and 3.0.0 server security updates
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060703-01-U.asc
SGI 20060703-01-P
http://secunia.com/advisories/15527
SECUNIA 15527
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=001060
CONECTIVA CLA-2006:1060
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=91398 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/17001
SECUNIA 17001
http://secunia.com/advisories/17072
SECUNIA 17072
http://secunia.com/advisories/17135
SECUNIA 17135
http://secunia.com/advisories/17257
SECUNIA 17257
http://secunia.com/advisories/17356
SECUNIA 17356
http://secunia.com/advisories/17718
SECUNIA 17718
http://secunia.com/advisories/21122
SECUNIA 21122
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200505-15.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200505-15
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2005-222.pdf CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/21262
SECUNIA 21262
http://secunia.com/advisories/21717
SECUNIA 21717
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016544
SECTRACK 1016544
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-178.htm CONFIRM
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-015.htm
SECUNIA 18506
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200506-01.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200506-01
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:095
MANDRAKE MDKSA-2005:095
http://www.osvdb.org/16757
OSVDB 16757
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-659.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:659
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-673.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:673
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-801.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:801
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-709.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:709
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-763.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:763
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0368.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0368
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0354.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0354
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13697
BID 13697 GDB Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-04-05
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2005/0025/
TRUSTIX 2005-0025
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-136-1
UBUNTU USN-136-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-1704

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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