Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : unzip (MDVSA-2008:068)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Tavis Ormandy of Google Security discovered an invalid pointer flaw in
unzip that could lead to the execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running unzip.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37575 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-068.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 28288

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0888

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