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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-4355

GNU Project Debugger (GDB) before 7.5, when .debug_gdb_scripts is defined, automatically loads certain files from the current working directory, which allows local users to gain privileges via crafted files such as Python scripts.
Publish Date : 2013-03-05 Last Update Date : 2013-03-06
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.9
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2013-0522 -- gdb security and bug fix update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26993 unix
ELSA-2013:0522: gdb security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23880 unix
RHSA-2013:0522: gdb security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20946 unix
RHSA-2013:0522: gdb security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20130522 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-2011-4355

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU GDB 4.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU GDB 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application GNU GDB 5.0.92 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application GNU GDB 5.0.93 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application GNU GDB 5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application GNU GDB 5.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application GNU GDB 5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application GNU GDB 5.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application GNU GDB 5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application GNU GDB 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application GNU GDB 6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application GNU GDB 6.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application GNU GDB 6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application GNU GDB 6.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application GNU GDB 6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application GNU GDB 6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application GNU GDB 6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application GNU GDB 6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application GNU GDB 6.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application GNU GDB 6.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application GNU GDB 6.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application GNU GDB 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application GNU GDB 7.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application GNU GDB 7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application GNU GDB 7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application GNU GDB 7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application GNU GDB 7.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application GNU GDB 7.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application GNU GDB 7.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU GDB 29

- References For CVE-2011-4355

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0522.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0522
http://sourceware.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/~checkout~/src/gdb/NEWS?content-type=text/x-cvsweb-markup&cvsroot=src CONFIRM
http://sourceware.org/ml/gdb-patches/2011-05/msg00202.html
MLIST [gdb-patches] 20110506 Re: [RFA] Add $pdir as entry for libthread-db-search-path.
http://sourceware.org/ml/gdb-patches/2011-04/msg00559.html
MLIST [gdb-patches] 20110429 Re: [RFA] Add $pdir as entry for libthread-db-search-path.
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1028191
SECTRACK 1028191

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-4355

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


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