SuSE 11 Security Update : gzip (SAT Patch Number 1839)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 44312
The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.
The following bugs have been fixed : - Specially crafted gzip archives could lead to gzip allocating a too small huffman table. Attackers could exploit that to crash gzip (CVE-2009-2624). 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.