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SSA-2003-237-01 unzip vulnerability patched

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
SSA-2003-237-01 unzip vulnerability patched

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Upgraded infozip packages are available for Slackware 9.0 and -current.
These fix a security issue where a specially crafted archive may
overwrite files (including system files anywhere on the filesystem)
upon extraction by a user with sufficient permissions.

For more information, see:

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/7550
http://lwn.net/Articles/38540/
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/12004
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2003-0282




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

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