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CVE-2006-4335 Detail

Description

Array index error in the make_table function in unlzh.c in the LZH decompression component in gzip 1.3.5, when running on certain platforms, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted GZIP archive that triggers an out-of-bounds write, aka a "stack modification vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/19/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4335
Original release date:
09/19/2006
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

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

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=220595 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20061001-01-P.asc External Source SGI 20061001-01-P
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=204676 External Source MISC http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=204676
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=304829 External Source CONFIRM http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=304829
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2006/Nov/msg00001.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2006-11-28
http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-06:21.gzip.asc External Source FREEBSD FreeBSD-SA-06:21
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200609-13.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200609-13
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016883 External Source SECTRACK 1016883
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2006&m=slackware-security.555852 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2006-262
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102766-1 External Source SUNALERT 102766
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-218.htm External Source CONFIRM http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-218.htm
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200611-24.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200611-24
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/381508 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VN#381508
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:167 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:167
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_56_gzip.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:056
http://www.openpkg.org/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2006.020-gzip.html External Source OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2006.020
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0667.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2006:0667
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/446426/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20060919 rPSA-2006-0170-1 gzip
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/450078/100/0/threaded External Source HP SSRT061237
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/451324/100/0/threaded External Source FEDORA FLSA:211760
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/462007/100/0/threaded External Source HP HPSBUX02195
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/464268/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070330 VMSA-2007-0002 VMware ESX security updates
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20101 External Source BID 20101
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0052/ External Source TRUSTIX 2006-0052
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-349-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-349-1
http://www.us.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1181 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1181
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-333A.html US Government Resource External Source CERT TA06-333A
http://www.vmware.com/support/esx25/doc/esx-254-200702-patch.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.vmware.com/support/esx25/doc/esx-254-200702-patch.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3695 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-3695
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4275 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-4275
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4750 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-4750
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4760 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-4760
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0092 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-0092
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0832 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-0832
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1171 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-1171
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/29040 External Source XF gzip-lzh-array-code-execution(29040)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-615 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-615
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10391 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10391

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10391
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10391

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
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cpe:2.3:a:gzip:gzip:1.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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