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CVE-2005-1260 Detail

Current Description

bzip2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (hard drive consumption) via a crafted bzip2 file that causes an infinite loop (a.k.a "decompression bomb").

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060301-01.U.asc
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307041
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Nov/msg00002.html
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103118-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-200191-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-741
http://www.fedoralegacy.org/updates/FC2/2005-11-14-FLSA_2005_158801__Updated_bzip2_packages_fix_security_issues.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-474.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13657
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26444
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-319A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3525
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3868
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10700
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A749
https://usn.ubuntu.com/127-1/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:bzip:bzip2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:4.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:5.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-1260
NVD Published Date:
05/19/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/03/2018