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Unzip buffer overflow

A buffer overflow was found in how unzip handles file name arguments. If a user could tricked into processing a specially crafted, excessively long file name with unzip, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.

  • Vendor: Mandriva
  • Vendor ID: MDKSA-2005:050
  • Date: February 27, 2006


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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDKSA-2005:050
http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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Package : unzip
Date : February 27, 2005
Affected: 10.2, 2006.0, Corporate 3.0, Multi Network Firewall 2.0
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Problem Description:

A buffer overflow was foiund in how unzip handles file name arguments.
If a user could tricked into processing a specially crafted,
excessively long file name with unzip, an attacker could execute
arbitrary code with the user's privileges.

The updated packages have been patched to address this issue.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-4667
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Linux 10.2:
56ed53b98b79934d0f4292a4e067eae6 10.2/RPMS/unzip-5.51-1.3.102mdk.i586.rpm
33b9f50fab728e3b3c38c6d4f4002314 10.2/SRPMS/unzip-5.51-1.3.102mdk.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 10.2/X86_64:
4dde5ce888845056867be10129f61df4 x86_64/10.2/RPMS/unzip-5.51-1.3.102mdk.x86_64.rpm
33b9f50fab728e3b3c38c6d4f4002314 x86_64/10.2/SRPMS/unzip-5.51-1.3.102mdk.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2006.0:
3d3dcc95fccacd8033c452774994da1e 2006.0/RPMS/unzip-5.52-1.3.20060mdk.i586.rpm
d45d6caaf656e5f04ce934a61a48a3e6 2006.0/SRPMS/unzip-5.52-1.3.20060mdk.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2006.0/X86_64:
b73080d55771a4a9572d9879b55db012 x86_64/2006.0/RPMS/unzip-5.52-1.3.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm
d45d6caaf656e5f04ce934a61a48a3e6 x86_64/2006.0/SRPMS/unzip-5.52-1.3.20060mdk.src.rpm

Corporate 3.0:
9ebf9de576ed5f9ca73362e7bea27849 corporate/3.0/RPMS/unzip-5.50-9.3.C30mdk.i586.rpm
f3693c4ebec532b5a86f382981c81a4c corporate/3.0/SRPMS/unzip-5.50-9.3.C30mdk.src.rpm

Corporate 3.0/X86_64:
adce6e507a360b3132ec83f038d44bd7 x86_64/corporate/3.0/RPMS/unzip-5.50-9.3.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm
f3693c4ebec532b5a86f382981c81a4c x86_64/corporate/3.0/SRPMS/unzip-5.50-9.3.C30mdk.src.rpm

Multi Network Firewall 2.0:
075d5b7cefc2a93053e48dde5adb09ee mnf/2.0/RPMS/unzip-5.50-9.3.M20mdk.i586.rpm
12e0a95ab72239096c9110f8a1f98661 mnf/2.0/SRPMS/unzip-5.50-9.3.M20mdk.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team

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