CVE-2005-4178

NameCVE-2005-4178
DescriptionBuffer overflow in Dropbear server before 0.47 allows authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via unspecified inputs that cause insufficient memory to be allocated due to an incorrect expression that does not enforce the proper order of operations.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-923-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dropbear (PTS)wheezy2012.55-1.3fixed
wheezy (security)2012.55-1.3+deb7u2fixed
jessie2014.65-1+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)2014.65-1+deb8u2fixed
stretch2016.74-5fixed
buster, sid2017.75-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dropbearsource(unstable)0.47-1high
dropbearsourcesarge0.45-2sarge0mediumDSA-923-1

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