SuSE 10 Security Update : gzip (ZYPP Patch Number 6793)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 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 :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-0001.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 6793.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 49857 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0001

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