Vulnerability CVE-2011-4355


Published: 2013-03-05

Description:
GNU Project Debugger (GDB) before 7.5, when .debug_gdb_scripts is defined, automatically loads certain files from the current working directory, which allows local users to gain privileges via crafted files such as Python scripts.

Type:

CWE-264

(Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls)

Vendor: GNU
Product: GDB 
Version:
7.4.1
7.4
7.3.1
7.3
7.2
7.1
7.0.1
7.0
6.8
6.7.1
6.7
6.6
6.5
6.4
6.3
6.2.1
6.2
6.1.1
6.1
6.0
5.3
5.2.1
5.2
5.1.1
5.1
5.0.93
5.0.92
5.0
4.18

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.9/10
10/10
3.4/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete

 References:
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1028191
http://sourceware.org/ml/gdb-patches/2011-05/msg00202.html
http://sourceware.org/ml/gdb-patches/2011-04/msg00559.html
http://sourceware.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/~checkout~/src/gdb/NEWS?content-type=text/x-cvsweb-markup&cvsroot=src
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0522.html

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