SuSE9 Security Update : gzip (YOU Patch Number 12573)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 44304


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The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.


The following bug has been fixed :

- Specially crafted gzip archives could trigger integer overflows. Attackers could exploit that to crash gzip or potentially execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2010-0001) Only 64bit architectures are affected by this flaw.


Apply YOU patch number 12573.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 44304

File Name: suse9_12573.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/26/2010

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/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: 1/21/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0001

CWE: 189