CVE-2006-4336

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2006-12-02
Bugzilla:
220595: CVE-2006-4335 CVE-2006-4336 CVE-2006-4337 multiple vulnerabilities in lha

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer underflow in the build_tree function in unpack.c in gzip 1.3.5 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted leaf count table that causes a write to a negative index.

Find out more about CVE-2006-4336 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

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