Upstream information

CVE-2006-4336 at MITRE

Description

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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 202365 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE LINUX 10.0
  • gzip >= 1.3.5-144.2
SUSE LINUX 10.1
  • gzip >= 1.3.5-159.5
SUSE LINUX 9.2
  • gzip >= 1.3.5-139.2
SUSE LINUX 9.3
  • gzip >= 1.3.5-140.2
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
UnitedLinux 1.0
  • gzip >= 1.3-453
slrs8.x86
core9.s390
sles10.s390x
ul1.s390
sled10.x86
sles9-oes.x86
ZYPP Patch Nr: 2085
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Open Enterprise Server
  • gzip >= 1.3.5-136.13
slrs8.x86
core9.s390
sles10.s390x
ul1.s390
sled10.x86
sles9-oes.x86
ZYPP Patch Nr: 2085