Fedora Core 5 : gzip-1.3.5-7.fc5 (2006-989)

High Nessus Plugin ID 24183


The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.


- Wed Sep 20 2006 Ivana Varekova <varekova at redhat.com> 1.3.5-7.fc5

- fix bug 204676 (patches by Tavis Ormandy)

- CVE-2006-4334 - null dereference problem

- CVE-2006-4335 - buffer overflow problem

- CVE-2006-4336 - buffer underflow problem

- CVE-2006-4338 - infinite loop problem

- CVE-2006-4337 - buffer overflow problem

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 24183

File Name: fedora_2006-989.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/01/17

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:gzip, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:gzip-debuginfo, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora_core:5

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/10/10

Reference Information

FEDORA: 2006-989