CVE-2005-4667 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in UnZip 5.50 and earlier allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long filename command line argument. NOTE: since the overflow occurs in a non-setuid program, there are not many scenarios under which it poses a vulnerability, unless unzip is passed long arguments when it is invoked from other programs.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (09/05/2007)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=178960 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/ Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch. The risks associated with fixing this bug are greater than the low severity security risk. We therefore currently have no plans to fix this flaw in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 which is in maintenance mode.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2005-12/0930.html Exploit 
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1012 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.info-zip.org/FAQ.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:050
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0203.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/430300/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15968 Exploit 
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0006 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11252
https://usn.ubuntu.com/248-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/248-2/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-4667
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2018
Source:
MITRE