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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-2006-0459
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 09:30:04
Published 29 Mar 2006 06:02:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2006-0459

Summary

flex.skl in Will Estes and John Millaway Fast Lexical Analyzer Generator (flex) before 2.5.33 does not allocate enough memory for grammars containing (1) REJECT statements or (2) trailing context rules, which causes flex to generate code that contains a buffer overflow that might allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Will Estes And John Millaway Flex 2.5.30

  • Will Estes And John Millaway Flex 2.5.32


References

XF - flex-bypass-security(24995)

DEBIAN - DSA-1020

BID - 16896

OSVDB - 23440

SECUNIA - 19424

SECUNIA - 19071

VUPEN - ADV-2006-0770

UBUNTU - USN-260-1

GENTOO - GLSA-200603-07

MLIST - [flex-announce] 20060222 flex 2.5.33 released

SREASON - 570

SECUNIA - 19228

SECUNIA - 19126

CONFIRM - http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/flex/flex-2.5.33.tar.bz2?download


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:41:40