Scientific Linux Security Update : unzip on SL3.x i386/x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

An invalid pointer flaw was found in unzip. If a user ran unzip on a
specially crafted file, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with
that user's privileges. (CVE-2008-0888)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?5db50c4e

Solution :

Update the affected unzip package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60375 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0888