Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 171840
CAN-2005-1704 Integer overflow in gdb
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:16 EST
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #171825 +++
Integer overflow in the BFD library for gdb 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
More information is available in the gentoo bug:
-- Additional comment from firstname.lastname@example.org on 2005-10-26 16:56 EST --
Fixed in gdb-6.1post-1.20040607.43.0.1
Comment above is regarding FC-3 gdb release containing fix.
FC-4 fix is release gdb-126.96.36.199-1.84
From User-Agent: XML-RPC
gdb-188.8.131.52-1.84 has been pushed for FC4, which should resolve this issue. If these problems are still present in this version, then please make note of it in this bug report.
Closing bugs in MODIFIED state from prior Fedora releases. If this bug persists
in a current Fedora release (such as Fedora Core 5 or later), please reopen and
set the version appropriately.