Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : unzip (MDKSA-2002:065)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 13966


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


A directory traversal vulnerability was discovered in unzip version 5.42 and earlier that allows attackers to overwrite arbitrary files during extraction of the archive by using a '..' (dot dot) in an extracted filename, as well as prefixing filenames in the archive with '/' (slash).


Update the affected unzip package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 13966

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2002-065.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Published: 2004/07/31

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:unzip, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:7.1, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:7.2, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:8.0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:8.1, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:8.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2002/10/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-1268, CVE-2001-1269

MDKSA: 2002:065