Bug 159888 - CVE-2005-1704 Integer overflow in libelf
CVE-2005-1704 Integer overflow in libelf
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: elfutils (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Roland McGrath
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Blocks: 159908 181409
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Reported: 2005-06-08 17:04 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2006-0354
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-08-10 14:28:41 EDT
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Description Josh Bressers 2005-06-08 17:04:34 EDT
Integer overflow in the BFD library for libelf before 6.3 allows 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.
Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2005-06-08 17:05:24 EDT
This issue should also affect RHEL2.1 and RHEL3
Comment 2 Josh Bressers 2005-06-08 17:08:45 EDT
elfutils is not in RHEL2.1, my mistake.
Comment 9 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-08-10 14:28:41 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
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if the solution does not work for you.


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