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CVE-2005-2096 Detail

Description

zlib 1.2 and later versions allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted compressed stream with an incomplete code description of a length greater than 1, which leads to a buffer overflow, as demonstrated using a crafted PNG file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/06/2005

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/CERT/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-05:16.zlib.asc
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2006.6/SCOSA-2006.6.txt
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Nov/msg00001.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2005//Aug/msg00001.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2005/Aug/msg00000.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200507-05.xml Patch Vendor Advisory
http://securitytracker.com/id?1014398 Vendor Advisory
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101989-1 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3298
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-016.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-740 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-797 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1026
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200509-18.xml Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/680620 Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:112
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:196
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:070
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-569.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0629.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/421411/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/464745/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/482503/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/482505/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/482571/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/482601/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/482949/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/482950/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14162 Patch
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/usn/usn-151-3
http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-3616065-patch.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-9916286-patch.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/0978
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0144
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1267
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=162391 Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=162680 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/24064
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11500
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1262
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1542
https://usn.ubuntu.com/148-1/

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11500
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11500
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1262
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1262
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1542
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1542

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-2096
NVD Published Date:
07/06/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2018