Scientific Linux Security Update : unzip on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A buffer overflow was found in the way unzip uncompressed certain
extra fields of a file. A specially crafted Zip archive could cause
unzip to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code when the archive
was tested with unzip's '-t' option. (CVE-2014-9636)

A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way unzip computed the CRC32
checksum of certain extra fields of a file. A specially crafted Zip
archive could cause unzip to crash when the archive was tested with
unzip's '-t' option. (CVE-2014-8139)

An integer underflow flaw, leading to a buffer overflow, was found in
the way unzip uncompressed certain extra fields of a file. A specially
crafted Zip archive could cause unzip to crash when the archive was
tested with unzip's '-t' option. (CVE-2014-8140)

A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way unzip handled Zip64 files.
A specially crafted Zip archive could possibly cause unzip to crash
when the archive was uncompressed. (CVE-2014-8141)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?4a83adda

Solution :

Update the affected unzip and / or unzip-debuginfo packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82263 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-8139
CVE-2014-8140
CVE-2014-8141
CVE-2014-9636

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