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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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Severity



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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/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

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

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Quick Info

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