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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Fedora Core 5 2006-989: gzip

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the gzip package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2006-989 (gzip).

The gzip package contains the popular GNU gzip data compression
program. Gzipped files have a .gz extension.

Gzip should be installed on your Red Hat Linux system, because it is a
very commonly used data compression program.



Update information :

* Wed Sep 20 2006 Ivana Varekova 1.3.5-7.fc5
- fix bug 204676 (patches by Tavis Ormandy)
- cve-2006-4334 - null dereference problem
- cve-2006-4335 - buffer overflow problem
- cve-2006-4336 - buffer underflow problem
- cve-2006-4338 - infinite loop problem
- cve-2006-4337 - buffer overflow problem



Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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