CVE-2006-4336

NameCVE-2006-4336
DescriptionBuffer underflow in the build_tree function in unpack.c in gzip 1.3.5 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted leaf count table that causes a write to a negative index.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1181-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gzip (PTS)wheezy1.5-1.1fixed
jessie1.6-4fixed
stretch, sid1.6-5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gzipsource(unstable)1.3.5-15high
gzipsourcesarge1.3.5-10sarge2highDSA-1181-1

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