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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-4335

Original release date: 09/19/2006
Last revised: 08/29/2013


Array index error in the make_table function in unlzh.c in the LZH decompression component in gzip 1.3.5, when running on certain platforms, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted GZIP archive that triggers an out-of-bounds write, aka a "stack modification vulnerability."


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)
Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=220595 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=204676
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0832
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060919 rPSA-2006-0170-1 gzip
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:056
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1181
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2006-262
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061237
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3695
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070330 VMSA-2007-0002 VMware ESX security updates
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2006-0052
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-349-1
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200611-24
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200609-13
External Source: FREEBSD
Name: FreeBSD-SA-06:21
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-333A
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-218.htm
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0667
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/support/esx25/doc/esx-254-200702-patch.html
External Source: SGI
Name: 20061001-01-P
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-615
External Source: BID
Name: 20101
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-4750
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=304829
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02195
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016883
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0092
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10391
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1171
External Source: OPENPKG
Name: OpenPKG-SA-2006.020
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-4275
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:167
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VN#381508
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2006-11-28
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102766
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:211760
External Source: XF
Name: gzip-lzh-array-code-execution(29040)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-4760

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10391
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
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* cpe:/a:gzip:gzip:1.3.5

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