GLSA-200506-03 : Dzip: Directory traversal vulnerability

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200506-03
(Dzip: Directory traversal vulnerability)

Dzip is vulnerable to a directory traversal attack when extracting
archives.

Impact :

An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by creating a specially
crafted archive to extract files to arbitrary locations.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200506-03.xml

Solution :

All Dzip users should upgrade to the latest available version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=games-utils/dzip-2.9-r1'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18426 (gentoo_GLSA-200506-03.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1874