FreeBSD : unzoo -- Directory Traversal Vulnerability (5a945904-73b1-11db-91d2-0002a5c2f4ef)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Secunia reports :

Doubles has discovered a vulnerability in Unzoo, which potentially can
be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an input validation error when
unpacking archives. This can be exploited via a directory traversal
attack to overwrite files outside the directory, where the files are
extracted to, if a user is tricked into extracting a malicious archive
using Unzoo.

See also :

http://securitytracker.com/alerts/2004/Oct/1011673.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?e6489c24

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.2
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 23663 (freebsd_pkg_5a94590473b111db91d20002a5c2f4ef.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 11417

CVE ID: CVE-2004-2190

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