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Buffer overflow in the (1) DWARF (dwarfread.c) and (2) DWARF2 (dwarf2read.c) debugging code in GNU Debugger (GDB) 6.5 allows user-assisted attackers or restricted users to execute arbitrary code via a crafted file with a location block (DW_FORM_block) that contains a large number of operations.

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Buffer overflow in the (1) DWARF (dwarfread.c) and (2) DWARF2 (dwarf2read.c) debugging code in GNU Debugger (GDB) 6.5 allows user-assisted attackers or restricted users to execute arbitrary code via a crafted file with a location block (DW_FORM_block) that contains a large number of operations.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • CentOS Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2006-4146
Product(s):