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Bug 158686 - CAN-2005-1705 gdb arbitrary command execution
Summary: CAN-2005-1705 gdb arbitrary command execution
Alias: None
Product: Fedora Legacy
Classification: Retired
Component: gdb
Version: fc3
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jan Kratochvil
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: impact=low,public=20050525,reported=2...
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-05-24 20:15 UTC by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-04-18 17:26 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-04-10 19:16:16 UTC

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Description Josh Bressers 2005-05-24 20:15:10 UTC
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #158684 +++

gdb before 6.3 searches the current working directory to load the
.gdbinit configuration file, which allows local users to execute
arbitrary commands as the user running gdb.

More information can be found in the gentoo BTS:

Comment 1 Matthew Miller 2006-07-10 21:10:16 UTC
Fedora Core 3 is now maintained by the Fedora Legacy project for security
updates only. If this problem is a security issue, please reopen and
reassign to the Fedora Legacy product. If it is not a security issue and
hasn't been resolved in the current FC5 updates or in the FC6 test
release, reopen and change the version to match.

Thank you!

Comment 2 Matthew Miller 2006-10-23 12:43:57 UTC
minor security issue. moving to Legacy.

Comment 3 Matthew Miller 2007-04-10 19:16:16 UTC
Fedora Core 3 is now completely unmaintained. These bugs can't be fixed in that
version. If the issue still persists in current Fedora Core, please reopen.
Thank you, and sorry about this.

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