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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-2362

Original release date: 05/15/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Buffer overflow in getsym in tekhex.c in libbfd in Free Software Foundation GNU Binutils before 20060423, as used by GNU strings, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a file with a crafted Tektronix Hex Format (TekHex) record in which the length character is not a valid hexadecimal character.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: XF
Name: binutils-libbfd-bo(26644)
External Source: MLIST
Name: [bug-binutils] 20060418 [Bug binutils/2584] New: SIGSEGV in strings tool when the file is crafted.
External Source: BID
Name: 17950
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2007-10-30
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2006:026
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20550
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20531
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=2584
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20188
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2006-0034
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22932
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27441
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3665
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018872
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1924
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-292-1

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