GLSA-201611-01 : UnZip: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 94460


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201611-01 (UnZip: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in UnZip. Please review the referenced CVE’s for additional information.
Impact :

Remote attackers could execute arbitrary code or cause Denial of Service.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All UnZip users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-arch/unzip-6.0_p20'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 94460

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201611-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/11/02

Modified: 2016/11/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:unzip, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2016/11/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8139, CVE-2014-8140, CVE-2014-8141, CVE-2014-9636

GLSA: 201611-01