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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-1849

inftrees.h in zlib 1.2.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via an invalid file that causes a large dynamic tree to be produced.
Publish Date : 2005-07-26 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2006-07-11 2005-08-20
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2005-1849 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20051849 unix
inftrees.h in zlib 1.2.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via an invalid file th... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11402 unix
RHSA-2005:584: zlib security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005584 unix
RHSA-2005:584: zlib security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050584 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-1849

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Zlib 1.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Zlib 1

- References For CVE-2005-1849

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2005/Aug/msg00000.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2005-08-15
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2006.6/SCOSA-2006.6.txt
SCO SCOSA-2006.6
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2005//Aug/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2005-08-17
http://secunia.com/advisories/16137
SECUNIA 16137
http://secunia.com/advisories/17326
SECUNIA 17326
http://secunia.com/advisories/17516
SECUNIA 17516
http://secunia.com/advisories/18377
SECUNIA 18377
http://secunia.com/advisories/19334
SECUNIA 19334
http://secunia.com/advisories/19550
SECUNIA 19550
http://secunia.com/advisories/19597
SECUNIA 19597
http://secunia.com/advisories/31492
SECUNIA 31492
http://secunia.com/advisories/24788
SECUNIA 24788
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/z/zlib/zlib_1.2.2-4.sarge.2.diff.gz
http://securitytracker.com/id?1014540
SECTRACK 1014540
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1026
DEBIAN DSA-1026
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-797
DEBIAN DSA-797
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14340
BID 14340 Zlib Compression Library Decompression Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-10-16
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/464745/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070404 VMSA-2007-0003 VMware ESX 3.0.1 and 3.0.0 server security updates
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0629.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0629
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-584.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:584
http://www.osvdb.org/18141
OSVDB 18141
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_43_zlib.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2005:043
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:070
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:070
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:196
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2005:196
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200603-18.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200603-18
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200509-18.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200509-18
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/1267
VUPEN ADV-2007-1267
http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-9916286-patch.html CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/usn/usn-151-3
UBUNTU USN-151-3
http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-3616065-patch.html CONFIRM
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/21456
XF zlib-codetable-dos(21456)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=162680
FEDORA FLSA:162680
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-763
DEBIAN DSA-763

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-1849

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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