CVE-2005-1704

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2005-05-25
Bugzilla:
1617660: CVE-2005-1704 security flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

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Statement

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

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (elfutils) RHSA-2006:0368 2006-07-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 RHSA-2005:763 2005-10-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (binutils) RHSA-2005:673 2005-10-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (binutils) RHSA-2005:659 2005-09-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (elfutils) RHSA-2006:0354 2006-08-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 RHBA-2005:675 2005-09-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 RHSA-2005:801 2005-10-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (gdb) RHSA-2005:709 2005-10-05
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