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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2005-2459
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 09:24:31
Published 23 Aug 2005 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2005-2459

Summary

The huft_build function in inflate.c in the zlib routines in the Linux kernel before 2.6.12.5 returns the wrong value, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (kernel crash) via a certain compressed file that leads to a null pointer dereference, a different vulnerbility than CVE-2005-2458.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Linux Kernel 2.6 Test9 Cvs

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.0

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.10

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11 Rc1 Bk6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.7

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.8

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.7

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.8

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.8.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.8.1.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.9


References

SECUNIA - 16355

UBUNTU - USN-169-1

MANDRIVA - MDKSA-2005:220

MANDRAKE - MDKSA-2005:219

CONFIRM - http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.12.5

MISC - http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=94584

BID - 14720

SUSE - SUSE-SA:2005:068

SUSE - SUSE-SA:2005:050

DEBIAN - DSA-922

DEBIAN - DSA-921

SECUNIA - 18059

SECUNIA - 18056

SECUNIA - 17918

SECUNIA - 17826

SECUNIA - 16500


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