Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2005-2096

Back to Search

SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2005-2096

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/06/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

zlib 1.2 and later versions allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted compressed stream with an incomplete code description of a length greater than 1, which leads to a buffer overflow, as demonstrated using a crafted PNG file.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-perl-compress-zlib
  • suse-upgrade-zlib
  • suse-upgrade-zlib-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-zlib-64bit
  • suse-upgrade-zlib-devel
  • suse-upgrade-zlib-devel-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-zlib-devel-64bit
  • suse-upgrade-zlib-x86

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;