CVE-2006-1168

Properties

Published:
13.08.2006
Updated:
21.08.2010
Patch available:
Severity:
High
CVSS vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Product:
ncompress: ncompress

Vulnerability description

The decompress function in compress42.c in (1) ncompress 4.2.4 and (2) liblzw allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash), and possibly execute arbitrary code, via crafted data that leads to a buffer underflow.

References:

DEBIAN: http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1149
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/21437
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/21434
VUPEN: http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/3234
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/21427
OVAL: http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9373
MISC: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=141728
XF: http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/28315
BID: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19455
REDHAT: http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0663.html
SUSE: http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_20_sr.html
MANDRIVA: http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:140
CONFIRM: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-226.htm
SECTRACK: http://securitytracker.com/id?1016836
GENTOO: http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200610-03.xml
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/22377
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/22296
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/22036
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/21880
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/21467
SGI: ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060901-01-P.asc