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Integer underflow in the unlzw function in unlzw.c in gzip before 1.4 on 64-bit platforms allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted archive that uses LZW compression leading to an array index error.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10546

Integer underflow in the unlzw function in unlzw.c in gzip before 1.4 on 64-bit platforms as used in ncompress and probably others allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted archive that uses LZW compression leading to an array index error.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-0001
Product(s):