SuSE 10 Security Update : gzip (ZYPP Patch Number 2085)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update fixes several security problems that can be exploited to
compromise the system in conjunction with other programs while
processing malformated archive files. (CVE-2006-4334 / CVE-2006-4335 /
CVE-2006-4336 / CVE-2006-4337 / CVE-2006-4338)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-4334.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-4335.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-4336.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-4337.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-4338.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 2085.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29458 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4334
CVE-2006-4335
CVE-2006-4336
CVE-2006-4337
CVE-2006-4338

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