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MDKSA-2002:065: unzip

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the unzip package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2002:065 (unzip).


A directory traversal vulnerability was discovered in unzip version 5.42 and
earlier that permits attackers to overwrite arbitrary files during extraction of
the archive by using a '..' (dot dot) in an extracted filename, as well as
prefixing filenames in the archive with '/' (slash).


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2002:065
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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