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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.60728
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2008:0196
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

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
archive.

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.

Solution:
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

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0196.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

Risk factor : Critical

CVSS Score:
9.3

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-0888
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00001.html
BugTraq ID: 28288
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28288
Bugtraq: 20080321 rPSA-2008-0116-1 unzip (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/489967/100/0/threaded
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)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493080/100/0/threaded
Debian Security Information: DSA-1522 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1522
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-06.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/en/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:068
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9733
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0196.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019634
http://secunia.com/advisories/29392
http://secunia.com/advisories/29406
http://secunia.com/advisories/29415
http://secunia.com/advisories/29427
http://secunia.com/advisories/29432
http://secunia.com/advisories/29440
http://secunia.com/advisories/29495
http://secunia.com/advisories/29681
http://secunia.com/advisories/30535
http://secunia.com/advisories/31204
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2008:007 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-03/msg00008.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-589-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0913/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1744
XForce ISS Database: unzip-inflatedynamic-code-execution(41246)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41246
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