Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : unzip (MDKSA-2006:050)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A buffer overflow was foiund in how unzip handles file name arguments.
If a user could tricked into processing a specially crafted,
excessively long file name with unzip, an attacker could execute
arbitrary code with the user's privileges.

The updated packages have been patched to address this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected unzip package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.7

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21003 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-050.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-4667

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