ID CVE-2006-1168
Summary 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
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:ncompress:ncompress:4.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:ncompress:ncompress:4.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 7.5 (as of 11-10-2017 - 01:30)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE NVD-CWE-Other
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL
cvss-vector via4 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:19:01.332-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11782
  • comment CentOS Linux 3.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16651
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11831
  • comment CentOS Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16636
  • comment Oracle Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15990
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.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9373
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title 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.
version 22
redhat via4
advisories
  • bugzilla
    id 201335
    title CVE-2006-1168 Possibility to underflow a .bss buffer with attacker controlled data
    oval
    OR
    • AND
      comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070026001
    • AND
      comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304001
    rhsa
    id RHSA-2006:0663
    released 2006-09-12
    severity Low
    title RHSA-2006:0663: ncompress security update (Low)
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2012:0810
rpms
  • busybox-1:1.2.0-13.el5
  • busybox-anaconda-1:1.2.0-13.el5
  • busybox-1:1.15.1-15.el6
  • busybox-petitboot-1:1.15.1-15.el6
refmap via4
bid 19455
confirm
debian DSA-1149
gentoo GLSA-200610-03
mandriva
  • MDKSA-2006:140
  • MDVSA-2012:129
misc
sectrack 1016836
secunia
  • 21427
  • 21434
  • 21437
  • 21467
  • 21880
  • 22036
  • 22296
  • 22377
sgi 20060901-01-P
suse SUSE-SR:2006:020
vupen ADV-2006-3234
xf ncompress-decompress-underflow(28315)
statements via4
contributor Mark J Cox
lastmodified 2007-03-14
organization Red Hat
statement Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
Last major update 11-10-2017 - 01:30
Published 14-08-2006 - 20:04
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