CVE-2005-1849

MEDIUM

Description

inftrees.h in zlib 1.2.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via an invalid file that causes a large dynamic tree to be produced.

References

ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2006.6/SCOSA-2006.6.txt

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2005//Aug/msg00001.html

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2005/Aug/msg00000.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/16137

http://secunia.com/advisories/17326

http://secunia.com/advisories/17516

http://secunia.com/advisories/18377

http://secunia.com/advisories/19334

http://secunia.com/advisories/19550

http://secunia.com/advisories/19597

http://secunia.com/advisories/24788

http://secunia.com/advisories/31492

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/z/zlib/zlib_1.2.2-4.sarge.2.diff.gz

http://securitytracker.com/id?1014540

http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-763

http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-797

http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1026

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200509-18.xml

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200603-18.xml

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:196

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:070

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_43_zlib.html

http://www.osvdb.org/18141

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-584.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0629.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/464745/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14340

http://www.ubuntulinux.org/usn/usn-151-3

http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-3616065-patch.html

http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-9916286-patch.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1267

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=162680

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/21456

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11402

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2005-07-26

Updated: 2018-10-19

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM