CVE-2005-2458

MEDIUM

Description

inflate.c in the zlib routines in the Linux kernel before 2.6.12.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (kernel crash) via a compressed file with "improper tables".

References

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

http://secunia.com/advisories/16355/

http://secunia.com/advisories/16500

http://secunia.com/advisories/17826

http://secunia.com/advisories/17918

http://secunia.com/advisories/18056

http://secunia.com/advisories/18059

http://secunia.com/advisories/18510

http://secunia.com/advisories/18684

http://secunia.com/advisories/19252

http://sources.redhat.com/ml/bug-gnu-utils/1999-06/msg00183.html

http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-921

http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-922

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:219

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:220

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_50_kernel.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0101.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0144.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0190.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0191.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/419522/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/427980/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/428028/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/428058/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14719

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10785

https://usn.ubuntu.com/169-1/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2005-08-23

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