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CVE-2006-4337 Detail

Description

Buffer overflow in the make_table function in the LHZ component in gzip 1.3.5 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted decoding table in a GZIP archive.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/19/2006

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 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.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20061001-01-P.asc
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=204676
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=304829
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2006/Nov/msg00001.html
http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-06:21.gzip.asc Patch Vendor Advisory
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200609-13.xml
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016883
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2006&m=slackware-security.555852 Patch
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102766-1
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-218.htm
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200611-24.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:167
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_56_gzip.html
http://www.openpkg.org/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2006.020-gzip.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0667.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/446426/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/450078/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/451324/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/462007/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/464268/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20101
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0052/
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-349-1 Vendor Advisory
http://www.us.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1181 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-333A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vmware.com/support/esx25/doc/esx-254-200702-patch.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3695
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4275
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4750
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4760
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0092
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0832
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1171
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-615
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11212

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11212
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11212

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

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

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4337
NVD Published Date:
09/19/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017