SuSE9 Security Update : gzip (YOU Patch Number 12573)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

The following bug has been fixed :

- Specially crafted gzip archives could trigger integer
overflows. Attackers could exploit that to crash gzip or
potentially execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2010-0001) Only
64bit architectures are affected by this flaw.

See also :

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12573.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 44304 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0001

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