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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-4146

Buffer overflow in the (1) DWARF (dwarfread.c) and (2) DWARF2 (dwarf2read.c) debugging code in GNU Debugger (GDB) 6.5 allows user-assisted attackers, or restricted users, to execute arbitrary code via a crafted file with a location block (DW_FORM_block) that contains a large number of operations.
Publish Date : 2006-08-31 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.1
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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Vendor Statements

Updates to address this issue are available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4: https://rhn.redhat.com/cve/CVE-2006-4146.html Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 was not vulnerable to this issue as it contained a backported patch.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2006-08-15 2006-08-31
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer overflow in the (1) DWARF (dwarfread.c) and (2) DWARF2 (dwarf2read.c) debugging code in GNU Debugger (GDB) 6.5 al... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10463 unix
RHSA-2007:0229: gdb security and bug fix update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070229 unix
RHSA-2007:0469: gdb security and bug fix update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070469 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-2006-4146

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU GDB 6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU GDB 1

- References For CVE-2006-4146

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=204841 CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-356-1
UBUNTU USN-356-1
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=304669 CONFIRM
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20070602-01-P.asc
SGI 20070602-01-P
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2006/Oct/msg00000.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2006-10-31
http://secunia.com/advisories/22662
SECUNIA 22662
http://secunia.com/advisories/22205
SECUNIA 22205
http://secunia.com/advisories/21713
SECUNIA 21713
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2007-September/065902.html
FULLDISC 20070920 VMSA-2007-0006 Critical security updates for all supported versions of VMware ESX Server, VMware Server, VMware Workstation, VMware ACE, and VMware Player
http://secunia.com/advisories/25632
SECUNIA 25632
http://secunia.com/advisories/25098
SECUNIA 25098
http://secunia.com/advisories/25894
SECUNIA 25894
http://secunia.com/advisories/26909
SECUNIA 26909
http://secunia.com/advisories/25934
SECUNIA 25934
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200711-23.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200711-23
http://secunia.com/advisories/27706
SECUNIA 27706
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017138
SECTRACK 1017138
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-253.htm CONFIRM
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/3433
VUPEN ADV-2006-3433
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/4283
VUPEN ADV-2006-4283
http://www.osvdb.org/28318
OSVDB 28318
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/3229
VUPEN ADV-2007-3229
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0469.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0469
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0229.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0229
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19802
BID 19802 GDB DWARF Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-11-19

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-4146

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


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