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CVE-2008-0888 Detail

Current Description

The NEEDBITS macro in the inflate_dynamic function in inflate.c for unzip can be invoked using invalid buffers, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors that trigger a free of uninitialized or previously-freed data.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-03/msg00008.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-06.xml
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0116
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0116
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1522
http://www.ipcop.org/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=40
http://www.mandriva.com/en/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:068
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0196.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/489967/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493080/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28288
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019634
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-589-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0009.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0913/references Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1744 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41246
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2317
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9733

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:info-zip:unzip:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0888
NVD Published Date:
03/17/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018