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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Software Distributor Vendors:   HPE
(HP Issues Fix for Software Distributor) Gzip Bugs in Expanding Archives Let Remote Users Cause Denial of Service Conditions or Arbitrary Code Execution
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017713
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1017713
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-4334, CVE-2006-4335, CVE-2006-4336, CVE-2006-4337, CVE-2006-4338   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 1 2007
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Gzip. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. HP Software Distributor is affected.

A remote user can create a specially crafted archive that, when expanded by the target user or application, will trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user or application.

A specially crafted archive can also trigger a NULL pointer dereference or cause gzip to enter an infinite loop.

Tavis Ormandy of the Google Security Team discovered these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create an archive that, when processed by the target user or application, will execute arbitrary code on the target system or cause gzip to crash or hang.
Solution:   HP has issued a fix for Software Distributor, which includes gzip and is affected by this vulnerability.

For HP-UX B.11.11: PHCO_35587 or later, available at:

http://itrc.hp.com

For HP-UX B.11.23: SD update to B.11.23.0612 available at:

http://docs.hp.com/en/SD

The HP advisory is available at:

http://www1.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=c00874667

Vendor URL:  www.hp.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error, State error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (HP/UX)
Underlying OS Comments:  B.11.11 and B.11.23

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Sep 19 2006 Gzip Bugs in Expanding Archives Let Remote Users Cause Denial of Service Conditions or Arbitrary Code Execution



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