Fedora Core 3 : gdb-6.1post-1.20040607.43.0.1 (2005-1032)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

This is an fc3 update for gdb regarding security issues :

CVE-2005-1704 Integer Overflow in gdb

This problem is that gdb's internal copy of bfd does not protect
against heap-based overflow.

CVE-2005-1705 gdb arbitrary command execution

This problem allows unprotected .gdbinit files to execute arbitrary
commands during gdb startup.

Fixes for both problems are found in :

gdb-6.1post-1.20040607.43.0.1

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?d88de56d

Solution :

Update the affected gdb and / or gdb-debuginfo packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20100 (fedora_2005-1032.nasl)

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