CVE-2005-2458

NameCVE-2005-2458
Descriptioninflate.c in the zlib routines in the Linux kernel before 2.6.12.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (kernel crash) via a compressed file with "improper tables".
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-921-1, DSA-922-1, DTSA-16-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs323173
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot known to be vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux-2.6 (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze2.6.32-48squeeze6fixed
squeeze (lts)2.6.32-48squeeze11fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
kernel-image-2.4.27-alphasourcesarge2.4.27-10sarge1mediumDSA-921-1
kernel-image-2.4.27-armsourcesarge2.4.27-2sarge1mediumDSA-921-1
kernel-image-2.4.27-i386sourcesarge2.4.27-10sarge1mediumDSA-921-1
kernel-image-2.4.27-ia64sourcesarge2.4.27-10sarge1mediumDSA-921-1
kernel-image-2.4.27-m68ksourcesarge2.4.27-3sarge1mediumDSA-921-1
kernel-image-2.4.27-s390sourcesarge2.4.27-2sarge1mediumDSA-921-1
kernel-image-2.4.27-sparcsourcesarge2.4.27-9sarge1mediumDSA-921-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-alphasourcesarge2.6.8-16sarge1mediumDSA-922-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-amd64sourcesarge2.6.8-16sarge1mediumDSA-922-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-hppasourcesarge2.6.8-6sarge1mediumDSA-922-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-i386sourcesarge2.6.8-16sarge1mediumDSA-922-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-ia64sourcesarge2.6.8-14sarge1mediumDSA-922-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-m68ksourcesarge2.6.8-4sarge1mediumDSA-922-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-s390sourcesarge2.6.8-5sarge1mediumDSA-922-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-sparcsourcesarge2.6.8-15sarge1mediumDSA-922-1
kernel-patch-2.4.27-armsourcesarge2.4.27-1sarge1mediumDSA-921-1
kernel-patch-2.4.27-mipssourcesarge2.4.27-10.sarge1.040815-1mediumDSA-921-1
kernel-patch-powerpc-2.4.27sourcesarge2.4.27-10sarge1mediumDSA-921-1
kernel-patch-powerpc-2.6.8sourcesarge2.6.8-12sarge1mediumDSA-922-1
kernel-source-2.4.27source(unstable)2.4.27-12medium
kernel-source-2.4.27sourcesarge2.4.27-10sarge1mediumDSA-921-1
kernel-source-2.6.8sourcesarge2.6.8-16sarge1mediumDSA-922-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.12-3medium323173

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