Public Date:
220595: CVE-2006-4335 CVE-2006-4336 CVE-2006-4337 multiple vulnerabilities in lha

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Array index error in the make_table function in unlzh.c in the LZH decompression component in gzip 1.3.5, when running on certain platforms, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted GZIP archive that triggers an out-of-bounds write, aka a "stack modification vulnerability."

Find out more about CVE-2006-4335 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (gzip) RHSA-2006:0667 2006-09-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (gzip) RHSA-2006:0667 2006-09-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (gzip) RHSA-2006:0667 2006-09-19

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 lha Will not fix