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Bug 163037 - CAN-2005-1849 zlib buffer overflow
Summary: CAN-2005-1849 zlib buffer overflow
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: zlib
Version: 4.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
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Assignee: Ivana Varekova
QA Contact: Jay Turner
Whiteboard: embargo=?,impact=important,source=ven...
Depends On:
Blocks: CVE-2005-1849
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Reported: 2005-07-12 13:46 UTC by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2015-01-08 00:10 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: RHSA-2005-584
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
: 918047 (view as bug list)
Last Closed: 2005-07-21 17:50:18 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2005:584 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: zlib security update 2005-07-21 04:00:00 UTC

Description Josh Bressers 2005-07-12 13:46:48 UTC
A buffer overflow issue has been found in zlib that can overflow
inflate_state.codes[ENOUGH] by 16 bytes.

It is possible to leverage this issue by creating a valid zlib stream.

Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2005-07-12 13:48:03 UTC
This issue does not affect RHEL2.1 or RHEL3

Comment 2 Mark J. Cox 2005-07-21 17:35:44 UTC
This has been made public at least in a Debian update yesterday, so removing
embargo from the bug.

Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2005-07-21 17:50:19 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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