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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2016-9844: Security patch for unzip (ALAS-2021-1604)

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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2016-9844: Security patch for unzip (ALAS-2021-1604)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
01/18/2017
Created
02/23/2021
Added
02/22/2021
Modified
02/22/2021

Description

Buffer overflow in the zi_short function in zipinfo.c in Info-Zip UnZip 6.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a large compression method value in the central directory file header.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-unzip
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-unzip-debuginfo

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