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

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in the make_table function in the LHZ component in gzip 1.3.5 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted decoding table in a GZIP archive.

Find out more about CVE-2006-4337 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