Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Debian Local Security Checks >> [DSA308] DSA-308-1 gzip


Vulnerability Assessment Details

[DSA308] DSA-308-1 gzip

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-308-1 gzip

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Paul Szabo discovered that znew, a script included in the gzip
package, creates its temporary files without taking precautions to
avoid a symlink attack (CVE-2003-0367).
The gzexe script has a similar vulnerability which was patched in an
earlier release but inadvertently reverted.
For the stable distribution (woody) both problems have been fixed in
version 1.3.2-3woody1.
For the old stable distribution (potato) CVE-2003-0367 has been fixed
in version 1.2.4-33.2. This version is not vulnerable to
CVE-1999-1332 due to an earlier patch.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you update your gzip package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-308
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 7845, 7872

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

Cables, Connectors

Dell R710 Dual E5645 6 Core 2.40GHz 48GB 8x 480GB SSD 2.5in H700 iDRAC Rails RPS
$2840.0
Dell R710 Dual E5645 6 Core 2.40GHz 48GB 8x 480GB SSD 2.5in H700 iDRAC Rails RPS pictureDell R720xd OEM Dual E5-2670 v2 10C 2.5GHz 256GB 2x 450GB, 10x 4TB 12 Bay Rails
$4269.0
Dell R720xd OEM Dual E5-2670 v2 10C 2.5GHz 256GB 2x 450GB, 10x 4TB 12 Bay Rails pictureDELL POWEREDGE M630 E5-2637V3 3.5GHZ 32GB 2 X 250GB SATA S130
$2289.0
DELL POWEREDGE M630 E5-2637V3 3.5GHZ 32GB 2 X 250GB SATA S130 pictureDELL POWEREDGE R630 8 BAY E5-2630LV3 1.8GHZ 384GB 6 X 1TB SAS H730
$8749.0
DELL POWEREDGE R630 8 BAY E5-2630LV3 1.8GHZ 384GB 6 X 1TB SAS H730 picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.