CVE-2008-0888

Published: 17 March 2008

The NEEDBITS macro in the inflate_dynamic function in inflate.c for unzip can be invoked using invalid buffers, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors that trigger a free of uninitialized or previously-freed data.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
unzip
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needed

Patches:
other: vsec Message-ID: <20080201153112.GA21424@sdf.lonestar.org>