Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libzip (MDVSA-2011:099)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability has been identified and fixed in libzip :

The _zip_name_locate function in zip_name_locate.c in the Zip
extension in PHP before 5.3.6 does not properly handle a
ZIPARCHIVE::FL_UNCHANGED argument, which might allow context-dependent
attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via an
empty ZIP archive that is processed with a (1) locateName or (2)
statName operation (CVE-2011-0421).

Packages for 2009.0 are provided as of the Extended Maintenance
Program. Please visit this link to learn more:
http://store.mandriva.com/product_info.php?cPath=149 products_id=490

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 54638 ()

Bugtraq ID: 46354

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0421

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