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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2006:050: 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-2006:050 (unzip).

A buffer overflow was foiund in how unzip handles file name arguments. If a
user could tricked into processing a specially crafted, excessively long file
name with unzip, a possible hacker could execute arbitrary code with the user's
rights. The updated packages have been patched to address this issue.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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