Bug 454074 - (CVE-2008-2310) CVE-2008-2310 c++filt format string flaw
CVE-2008-2310 c++filt format string flaw
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
unspecified
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=C...
source=vendorsec,reported=20080414,pu...
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Reported: 2008-07-04 07:47 EDT by Mark J. Cox (Product Security)
Modified: 2008-07-04 08:16 EDT (History)
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Description Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2008-07-04 07:47:39 EDT
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2008-2310 to the following vulnerability:

http://sourceware.org/ml/binutils/2007-11/msg00221.html

There are two format string vulnerabilities in c++filt program of binutils.

This issue does not affect the version of c++filt as shipped with binutils in Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 3 or 4.

Although this bug is present in the version of c++filt as shipped with bintuils in
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, the format string protection from FORTIFY_SOURCE
makes this unexploitable.

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