Ubuntu 4.10 / 5.04 : unzip vulnerability (USN-191-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related 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 :

Update the affected unzip package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.0
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20605 ()

Bugtraq ID: 14450

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2475