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USN-589-1: unzip vulnerability

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USN-589-1: unzip vulnerability

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/17/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

The NEEDBITS macro in the inflate_dynamic function in inflate.c for unzip can be invoked using invalid buffers, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors that trigger a free of uninitialized or previously-freed data.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-unzip

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