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CVE-2006-4338

Impact: Low
Public: 2006-09-19

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

unlzh.c in the LHZ component in gzip 1.3.5 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted GZIP archive.

Find out more about CVE-2006-4338 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=220595

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 September 19, 2006
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (gzip) RHSA-2006:0667 September 19, 2006
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (gzip) RHSA-2006:0667 September 19, 2006

External References

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