Scientific Linux Security Update : gdb on SL3.x i386/x86_64
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60199
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionVarious buffer overflows and underflows were found in the DWARF expression computation stack in GDB. If an attacker could trick a user into loading an executable containing malicious debugging information into GDB, they may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user. (CVE-2006-4146)
SolutionUpdate the affected gdb package.