Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 169905
CAN-2005-1705 gdb arbitrary command execution
Last modified: 2015-01-07 19:10:45 EST
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #158684 +++
gdb before 6.3 searches the current working directory to load the
.gdbinit configuration file, which allows local users to execute
arbitrary commands as the user running gdb.
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This bug is the placeholder for the pending RHEL2.1 errata.
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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