gnu vulnerabilities and exploits

3.3
CVSSv2
CVE-2010-4337

The configure script in gnash 0.8.8 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the (1) /tmp/gnash-configure-errors.$$, (2) /tmp/gnash-configure-warnings.$$, or (3) /tmp/gnash-configure-recommended.$$ files....

5
CVSSv2
CVE-2017-7302

The Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.28, has a swap_std_reloc_out function in bfd/aoutx.h that is vulnerable to an invalid read (of size 4) because of missing checks for relocs that could not be recognised. This vulnerability...

2.1
CVSSv2
CVE-2000-0269

Emacs 20 does not properly set permissions for a slave PTY device when starting a new subprocess, which allows local users to read or modify communications between Emacs and the subprocess....

3.3
CVSSv2
CVE-2009-5082

The (1) configure and (2) config.guess scripts in GNU troff (aka groff) 1.20.1 on Openwall GNU/*/Linux (aka Owl) improperly create temporary files upon a failure of the mktemp function, which makes it easier for local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a...

7.5
CVSSv2
CVE-2010-0731

The gnutls_x509_crt_get_serial function in the GnuTLS library before 1.2.1, when running on big-endian, 64-bit platforms, calls the asn1_read_value with a pointer to the wrong data type and the wrong length value, which allows remote attackers to bypass the certificate...

6.9
CVSSv2
CVE-2007-5377

The (1) tramp-make-temp-file and (2) tramp-make-tramp-temp-file functions in Tramp 2.1.10 extension for Emacs, and possibly earlier 2.1.x versions, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files....

5
CVSSv2
CVE-2019-9770

An issue was discovered in GNU LibreDWG 0.7 and 0.7.1645. There is a heap-based buffer overflow in the function dwg_decode_eed_data at decode.c for the y dimension....

7.5
CVSSv2
CVE-2017-10684

In ncurses 6.0, there is a stack-based buffer overflow in the fmt_entry function. A crafted input will lead to a remote arbitrary code execution attack....

GnuNcurses
7.5
CVSSv2
CVE-2002-0204

Buffer overflow in GNU Chess (gnuchess) 5.02 and earlier, if modified or used in a networked capacity contrary to its own design as a single-user application, may allow local or remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long command....

3.3
CVSSv2
CVE-2009-5079

The (1) gendef.sh, (2) doc/fixinfo.sh, and (3) contrib/gdiffmk/tests/runtests.in scripts in GNU troff (aka groff) 1.21 and earlier allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a gro#####.tmp or /tmp/##### temporary file....