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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2007:0203

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2007:0203.

The unzip utility is used to list, test, or extract files from a zip archive.

A race condition was found in Unzip. Local users could use this flaw to
modify permissions of arbitrary files via a hard link attack on a file
while it was being decompressed (CVE-2005-2475)

A buffer overflow was found in Unzip command line argument handling.
If a user could be tricked into running Unzip with a specially crafted long
file name, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with that user's
privileges. (CVE-2005-4667)

As well, this update adds support for files larger than 2GB.

All users of unzip should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain backported patches that resolve these issues.

Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-2475
BugTraq ID: 14450
Bugtraq: 20050801 unzip TOCTOU file-permissions vulnerability (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-903 (Google Search)
SCO Security Bulletin: SCOSA-2005.39
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-4667
BugTraq ID: 15968
Debian Security Information: DSA-1012 (Google Search)
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