CVE-2008-0888

HIGH

Description

The NEEDBITS macro in the inflate_dynamic function in inflate.c for unzip can be invoked using invalid buffers, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors that trigger a free of uninitialized or previously-freed data.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00001.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-03/msg00008.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/29392

http://secunia.com/advisories/29406

http://secunia.com/advisories/29415

http://secunia.com/advisories/29427

http://secunia.com/advisories/29432

http://secunia.com/advisories/29440

http://secunia.com/advisories/29495

http://secunia.com/advisories/29681

http://secunia.com/advisories/30535

http://secunia.com/advisories/31204

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-06.xml

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0116

http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0116

http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1522

http://www.ipcop.org/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=40

http://www.mandriva.com/en/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:068

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0196.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/489967/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493080/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28288

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019634

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-589-1

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0009.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0913/references

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1744

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41246

https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2317

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9733

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-03-17

Updated: 2018-10-15

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH