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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-1260

bzip2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (hard drive consumption) via a crafted bzip2 file that causes an infinite loop (a.k.a "decompression bomb").
Publish Date : 2005-05-19 Last Update Date : 2018-10-03
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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 low 2005-05-04 2005-02-15
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
bzip2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (hard drive consumption) via a crafted bzip2 file that causes... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10700 unix
bzip2 Decompression Bomb oval:org.mitre.oval:def:749 unix
CVE-2005-1260 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20051260 unix
RHSA-2005:474: bzip2 security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050474 unix
RHSA-2005:474: bzip2 security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005474 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-2005-1260

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Bzip Bzip2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Ubuntu Ubuntu Linux 4.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Ubuntu Ubuntu Linux 5.04 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Bzip Bzip2 1
Ubuntu Ubuntu Linux 2

- References For CVE-2005-1260

https://usn.ubuntu.com/127-1/
UBUNTU USN-127-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3868
VUPEN ADV-2007-3868
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3525
VUPEN ADV-2007-3525
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-319A.html
CERT TA07-319A
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26444
BID 26444 Apple Mac OS X v10.4.11 2007-008 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-03-18
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13657
BID 13657 bzip2 Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-06-30
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-474.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:474
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-741
DEBIAN DSA-741
http://www.fedoralegacy.org/updates/FC2/2005-11-14-FLSA_2005_158801__Updated_bzip2_packages_fix_security_issues.html
FEDORA FLSA:158801
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-200191-1
SUNALERT 200191
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103118-1
SUNALERT 103118
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307041 CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Nov/msg00002.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-11-14
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060301-01.U.asc
SGI 20060301-01-U

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-1260

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


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