Debian Security Advisory DSA 3113-1 (unzip - security update)

Published: 2014-12-27 23:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Affected Versions:
unzip on Debian Linux

Recommendations:
For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 6.0-8+deb7u1. For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), these problems will be fixed soon. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 6.0-13. We recommend that you upgrade your unzip Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
Michele Spagnuolo of the Google Security Team discovered that unzip, an extraction utility for archives compressed in .zip format, is affected by heap-based buffer overflows within the CRC32 verification function (CVE-2014-8139), the test_compr_eb() function (CVE-2014-8140) and the getZip64Data() function (CVE-2014-8141), which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-8139
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-8140
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-8141

References:

http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3113.html

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0

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