CVE-2011-4355

MEDIUM

Description

GNU Project Debugger (GDB) before 7.5, when .debug_gdb_scripts is defined, automatically loads certain files from the current working directory, which allows local users to gain privileges via crafted files such as Python scripts.

References

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0522.html

http://sourceware.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/~checkout~/src/gdb/NEWS?content-type=text/x-cvsweb-markup&cvsroot=src

http://sourceware.org/ml/gdb-patches/2011-04/msg00559.html

http://sourceware.org/ml/gdb-patches/2011-05/msg00202.html

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1028191

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-03-05

Updated: 2013-03-06

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM