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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for gdb (ALAS-2013-159) (CVE-2011-4355)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for gdb (ALAS-2013-159) (CVE-2011-4355)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/05/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

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.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-gdb
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-gdb-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-gdb-gdbserver

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-gdb
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-gdb-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-gdb-gdbserver

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