Bug 159908 - CVE-2005-1704 Integer overflow in libelf
CVE-2005-1704 Integer overflow in libelf
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: elfutils (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Roland McGrath
: Security
Depends On: 159888
Blocks: RHEL3U8CanFix
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Reported: 2005-06-08 20:39 EDT by Roland McGrath
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2006-0368
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-07-20 08:51:33 EDT
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Description Roland McGrath 2005-06-08 20:39:26 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #159888 +++

Integer overflow in libelf 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 5 Roland McGrath 2006-04-18 14:01:43 EDT
Fixes are in 0.94.1-1 build.
Comment 9 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-07-20 08:51:34 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,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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