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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2008:0196

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2008:0196.

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

An invalid pointer flaw was found in unzip. If a user ran unzip on a
specially crafted file, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with that
user's privileges. (CVE-2008-0888)

Red Hat would like to thank Tavis Ormandy of the Google Security Team for
reporting this issue.

All unzip users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to resolve this issue.

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 : Critical

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-0888
BugTraq ID: 28288
Bugtraq: 20080321 rPSA-2008-0116-1 unzip (Google Search)
Bugtraq: 20080604 VMSA-2008-0009 Updates to VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware ACE, VMware Fusion, VMware Server, VMware VIX API, VMware ESX, VMware ESXi resolve critical security issues (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-1522 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2008:007 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: unzip-inflatedynamic-code-execution(41246)
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