openSUSE 10 Security Update : gzip (gzip-2084)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27261


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update fixes several security problems that can be exploited to compromise the system in conjunction with other programs while processing malformated archive files.



Update the affected gzip package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27261

File Name: suse_gzip-2084.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gzip, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/09/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4334, CVE-2006-4335, CVE-2006-4336, CVE-2006-4337