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USN18-1 : zip vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
zip vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote package "zip" is missing a security patch.

Description :

HexView discovered a buffer overflow in the zip package. The overflow
is triggered by creating a ZIP archive of files with very long path
names. This vulnerability might result in execution of arbitrary code
with the rights of the user who calls zip.

This flaw may lead to privilege escalation on systems which
automatically create ZIP archives of user supplied files, like backup
systems or web applications.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- zip-2.30-6ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)



Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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