GLSA-200603-12 : zoo: Buffer overflow

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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-200603-12
(zoo: Buffer overflow)

zoo is vulnerable to a new buffer overflow due to insecure use of
the strcpy() function when trying to create an archive from certain
directories or filenames.

Impact :

An attacker could exploit this issue by enticing a user to create
a zoo archive of specially crafted directories and filenames, possibly
leading to the execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the user
running zoo.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=183426
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200603-12.xml

Solution :

All zoo users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-arch/zoo-2.10-r2'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21085 (gentoo_GLSA-200603-12.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-1269