FreeBSD : p5-Archive-Zip -- virus detection evasion (a5742055-300a-11d9-a9e7-0001020eed82)

High Nessus Plugin ID 38058


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


An AMaViS Security Announcement reports that a vulnerability exist in the Archive::Zip Perl module which may lead to bypass of malicious code in anti-virus programs by creating specially crafted ZIP files.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 38058

File Name: freebsd_pkg_a5742055300a11d9a9e70001020eed82.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2013/08/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:p5-Archive-Zip, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2004/11/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/10/18