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GNU : Security Vulnerabilities Published In 2006 (Overflow)

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# CVE ID CWE ID # of Exploits Vulnerability Type(s) Publish Date Update Date Score Gained Access Level Access Complexity Authentication Conf. Integ. Avail.
1 CVE-2006-5864 Exec Code Overflow 2006-11-10 2010-09-15
5.1
User Remote High Not required Partial Partial Partial
Stack-based buffer overflow in the ps_gettext function in ps.c for GNU gv 3.6.2, and possibly earlier versions, allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PostScript (PS) file with certain headers that contain long comments, as demonstrated using the (1) DocumentMedia, (2) DocumentPaperSizes, and possibly (3) PageMedia and (4) PaperSize headers. NOTE: this issue can be exploited through other products that use gv such as evince.
2 CVE-2006-4810 Exec Code Overflow 2006-11-08 2010-09-15
4.6
User Local Low Not required Partial Partial Partial
Buffer overflow in the readline function in util/texindex.c, as used by the (1) texi2dvi and (2) texindex commands, in texinfo 4.8 and earlier allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Texinfo file.
3 CVE-2006-4146 119 Exec Code Overflow 2006-08-31 2010-08-21
5.1
User Remote High Not required Partial Partial Partial
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.
4 CVE-2006-2362 DoS Exec Code Overflow 2006-05-15 2008-09-05
7.5
User Remote Low Not required Partial Partial Partial
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.
5 CVE-2006-1902 119 Overflow 2006-04-20 2011-02-10
2.1
None Local Low Not required None Partial None
fold_binary in fold-const.c in GNU Compiler Collection (gcc) 4.1 improperly handles pointer overflow when folding a certain expr comparison to a corresponding offset comparison in cases other than EQ_EXPR and NE_EXPR, which might introduce buffer overflow vulnerabilities into applications that could be exploited by context-dependent attackers.NOTE: the vendor states that the essence of the issue is "not correctly interpreting an offset to a pointer as a signed value."
6 CVE-2006-0300 DoS Exec Code Overflow 2006-02-23 2010-08-21
5.1
User Remote High Not required Partial Partial Partial
Buffer overflow in tar 1.14 through 1.15.90 allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute code via unspecified vectors involving PAX extended headers.
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