SuSE 10 Security Update : ncompress (ZYPP Patch Number 1911)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Lack of bounds checking in the decompression routine could result in a
heap buffer underflow. Attackers could potentially exploit this to
execute arbitrary code by tricking users into decompressing a
specially crafted archive. (CVE-2006-1168)

See also :

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 1911.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29527 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-1168

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