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, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-923-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dropbear (PTS)buster2018.76-5+deb10u1fixed
buster (security)2018.76-5+deb10u2fixed
bullseye2020.81-3+deb11u1fixed
bookworm2022.83-1+deb12u1fixed
sid, trixie2024.85-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dropbearsourcesarge0.45-2sarge0DSA-923-1
dropbearsource(unstable)0.47-1high

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