SuSE 10 Security Update : gzip (ZYPP Patch Number 2085)

High Nessus Plugin ID 29458


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update fixes several security problems that can be exploited to compromise the system in conjunction with other programs while processing malformated archive files. (CVE-2006-4334 / CVE-2006-4335 / CVE-2006-4336 / CVE-2006-4337 / CVE-2006-4338)


Apply ZYPP patch number 2085.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29458

File Name: suse_gzip-2085.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2012/05/18

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/09/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4334, CVE-2006-4335, CVE-2006-4336, CVE-2006-4337, CVE-2006-4338