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Bug 160234

Summary: GNU Binutils Binary File Descriptor Library Integer Overflow
Product: [Retired] Fedora Legacy Reporter: John Dalbec <jpdalbec>
Component: binutilsAssignee: Fedora Legacy Bugs <bugs>
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Version: rhl7.3CC: sheltren
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Description John Dalbec 2005-06-13 18:45:17 UTC
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Description of problem:
05.22.20 CVE: Not Available
Platform: Unix
Title: GNU Binutils Binary File Descriptor Library Integer Overflow
Description: GNU Binutils is a collection of binary tools. The Binary
File Descriptor Library, which is part of Binutils, is vulnerable to
an integer overflow issue. An attacker  could exploit this issue to
run arbitrary code in the context of the vulnerable utility. GNU
Binutils versions 2.16-r1 and earlier are vulnerable.

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How reproducible:
Didn't try

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Comment 1 Jeff Sheltren 2005-10-08 11:36:47 UTC
I believe this is CAN-2005-1704

RHEL advisory is here:

Comment 2 Jesse Keating 2007-08-30 20:00:52 UTC
Fedora Legacy project has ended.  These will not be fixed by Fedora Legacy.