Bug 159891 - CAN-2005-1704 Integer overflow in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library
CAN-2005-1704 Integer overflow in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library
Status: CLOSED INSUFFICIENT_DATA
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: elfutils (Show other bugs)
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All Linux
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Assigned To: Roland McGrath
impact=low,public=20050525,reported=2...
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Reported: 2005-06-08 17:13 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2008-02-11 19:26 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-02-11 19:26:56 EST
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Description Josh Bressers 2005-06-08 17:13:23 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #159888 +++

Integer overflow in the BFD library for elfutils 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 17:14:03 EDT
I believe this issue has not been fixed in FC4 yet.
Comment 2 Matthew Miller 2006-07-10 17:27:57 EDT
Fedora Core 3 is now maintained by the Fedora Legacy project for security
updates only. If this problem is a security issue, please reopen and
reassign to the Fedora Legacy product. If it is not a security issue and
hasn't been resolved in the current FC5 updates or in the FC6 test
release, reopen and change the version to match.

Thank you!
Comment 3 petrosyan 2008-02-11 19:26:56 EST
Fedora Core 3 is not maintained anymore.

Setting status to "INSUFFICIENT_DATA". If you can reproduce this bug in the
current Fedora release, please reopen this bug and assign it to the
corresponding Fedora version.

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