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Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN191-1 : unzip vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
unzip vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

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

Description :

Imran Ghory found a race condition in the handling of output files.
While a file was unpacked by unzip, a local attacker with write
permissions to the target directory could exploit this to change the
permissions of arbitrary files of the unzip user.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- unzip-5.51-2ubuntu1.2 (Ubuntu 5.04)



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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