unlzh.c in the LHZ component in gzip 1.3.5 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted GZIP archive.
Published 2006-09-19 21:07:00
Updated 2018-10-17 21:35:04
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2006-4338

6.51%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 93 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2006-4338

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
10.0
2.9
NIST

Vendor statements for CVE-2006-4338

  • Red Hat 2007-03-14
    Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=220595 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.

References for CVE-2006-4338

Products affected by CVE-2006-4338

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