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[GLSA-200506-03] Dzip: Directory traversal vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Dzip: Directory traversal vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200506-03
(Dzip: Directory traversal vulnerability)


Dzip is vulnerable to a directory traversal attack when extracting
archives.

Impact

A possible hacker could exploit this vulnerability by creating a
specially crafted archive to extract files to arbitrary locations.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.


Solution:
All Dzip users should upgrade to the latest available version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=games-utils/dzip-2.9-r1"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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