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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-4335

Array index error in the make_table function in unlzh.c in the LZH decompression component in gzip 1.3.5, when running on certain platforms, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted GZIP archive that triggers an out-of-bounds write, aka a "stack modification vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2006-09-19 Last Update Date : 2018-10-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: 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.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2006-08-28 2006-09-19
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Array index error in the make_table function in unlzh.c in the LZH decompression component in gzip 1.3.5, when running o... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10391 unix
CVE-2006-4335 unix
HP-UX Running Software Distributor (SD), Remote Denial of Service (DoS) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19420 unix
RHSA-2006:0667: gzip security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060667 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-2006-4335

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Gzip Gzip 1.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gzip Gzip 1

- References For CVE-2006-4335
XF gzip-lzh-array-code-execution(29040)
VUPEN ADV-2007-0832
VUPEN ADV-2007-0092
VUPEN ADV-2006-3695
VUPEN ADV-2006-4275
VUPEN ADV-2006-4750
CERT TA06-333A
BUGTRAQ 20070330 VMSA-2007-0002 VMware ESX security updates
TRUSTIX 2006-0052
BID 20101 GNU GZip Archive Handling Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-03-30
BUGTRAQ 20060919 rPSA-2006-0170-1 gzip
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0667
OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2006.020
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:056
CERT-VN VU#381508
GENTOO GLSA-200611-24
SECTRACK 1016883
GENTOO GLSA-200609-13
APPLE APPLE-SA-2006-11-28
SGI 20061001-01-P CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-4335

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