Scientific Linux Security Update : unzip on SL3.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 60375


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.


An invalid pointer flaw was found in unzip. If a user ran unzip on a specially crafted file, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with that user's privileges. (CVE-2008-0888)


Update the affected unzip package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60375

File Name: sl_20080318_unzip_on_SL3_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Modified: 2012/08/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2008/03/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0888

CWE: 119