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CVE-2005-2459 Detail

Current Description

The huft_build function in inflate.c in the zlib routines in the Linux kernel before 2.6.12.5 returns the wrong value, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (kernel crash) via a certain compressed file that leads to a null pointer dereference, a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-2458.

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
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=94584 Third Party Advisory
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.12.5 Vendor Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-921 Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-922 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:219
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:220
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_50_kernel.html Broken Link
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/419522/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14720 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://usn.ubuntu.com/169-1/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test10:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test11:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test5:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test6:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test7:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test8:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test9:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.6:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.7:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:386:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:686:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:686_smp:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:amd64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:amd64_k8:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:amd64_k8_smp:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:amd64_xeon:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:k7:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:k7_smp:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:power3:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:power3_smp:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:power4:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:power4_smp:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:powerpc:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:powerpc_smp:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9:2.6.20:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.10:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11_rc1_bk6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6_test9_cvs:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

7 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-2459
NVD Published Date:
08/23/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2018