FreeBSD : unzip -- multiple vulnerabilities (86c3c66e-b2f5-11e5-863a-b499baebfeaf)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 87747


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Gustavo Grieco reports :

Two issues were found in unzip 6.0 :

* A heap overflow triggered by unzipping a file with password (e.g unzip -p -P x

* A denegation of service with a file that never finishes unzipping (e.g. unzip


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 87747

File Name: freebsd_pkg_86c3c66eb2f511e5863ab499baebfeaf.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Published: 1/6/2016

Updated: 1/4/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:unzip, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 1/4/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/26/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7696, CVE-2015-7697