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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2017-9778: gdb security update

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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2017-9778: gdb security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/21/2017
Created
11/30/2019
Added
11/28/2019
Modified
11/28/2019

Description

GNU Debugger (GDB) 8.0 and earlier fails to detect a negative length field in a DWARF section. A malformed section in an ELF binary or a core file can cause GDB to repeatedly allocate memory until a process limit is reached. This can, for example, impede efforts to analyze malware with GDB.

Solution(s)

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp8-upgrade-gdb
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp8-upgrade-gdb-gdbserver
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp8-upgrade-gdb-headless

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