Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 164364
CAN-2005-1704 Integer overflow in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:08 EST
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #159894, this bug
specifically for RHEL3U6 +++
Integer overflow in the BFD library for binutils 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.
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
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