Slackware 13.0 / current : gzip (SSA:2010-060-03)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 44947


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


New gzip packages are available for Slackware 13.0 (64-bit) and
-current to fix a security issue.


Update the affected gzip package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 44947

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2010-060-03.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/03/02

Modified: 2014/12/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:gzip, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:13.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/03/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0001

BID: 37886

SSA: 2010-060-03

CWE: 189