Vulnerability CVE-2005-1849


Published: 2005-07-26   Modified: 2012-02-12

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.

Type:

CWE-Other

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
GNU -> ZLIB 

 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://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.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

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