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Debian LTS: Security Advisory for unzip (DLA-2082-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'unzip' package(s) announced via the DLA-2082-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

An issue has been found in unzip, a de-archiver for .zip files. While processing a password protected archive, a heap-based buffer overflow could happen, that allows an attacker to perform a denial of service or to possibly achieve code execution.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'unzip' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 6.0-16+deb8u6. We recommend that you upgrade your unzip packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)