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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 : 2017-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 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
SCO SCOSA-2006.6
XF zlib-codetable-dos(21456)
BID 14340 Zlib Compression Library Decompression Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-10-16
BUGTRAQ 20070404 VMSA-2007-0003 VMware ESX 3.0.1 and 3.0.0 server security updates
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0629
REDHAT RHSA-2005:584
SUSE SUSE-SA:2005:043
SECTRACK 1014540
GENTOO GLSA-200509-18
GENTOO GLSA-200603-18
APPLE APPLE-SA-2005-08-17
APPLE APPLE-SA-2005-08-15

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-1849

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