SuSE 10 Security Update : gzip (ZYPP Patch Number 6792)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 44313

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Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

Apply ZYPP patch number 6792.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-0001.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 44313

File Name: suse_gzip-6792.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/26/2010

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

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: 1/20/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0001

CWE: 189