Fedora Core 2 : zip-2.3-26.2 (2004-399)

High Nessus Plugin ID 62245


The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.


A buffer overflow has been found in zip which will lead to a buffer overflow when a user try to create a zip archive which contains very long filenames.

http://lists.netsys.com/pipermail/full-disclosure/2004-November/028379 .html

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected zip and / or zip-debuginfo packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 62245

File Name: fedora_2004-399.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/09/24

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:zip, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:zip-debuginfo, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora_core:2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2004/11/08

Reference Information

FEDORA: 2004-399