Buffer underflow in the build_tree function in unpack.c in gzip 1.3.5 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted leaf count table that causes a write to a negative index.
Published 2006-09-19 21:07:00
Updated 2018-10-17 21:34:51
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Execute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2006-4336

3.11%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 90 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2006-4336

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
10.0
6.4
NIST

Vendor statements for CVE-2006-4336

  • Red Hat 2007-03-14
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

References for CVE-2006-4336

Products affected by CVE-2006-4336

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