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Ubuntu: USN-2788-2: unzip regression

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Ubuntu: USN-2788-2: unzip regression

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/09/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/09/2015
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

USN-2788-1 fixed vulnerabilities in unzip. One of the security patches caused a regression when extracting 0-byte files. This update fixes the problem.

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Original advisory details:

Gustavo Grieco discovered that unzip incorrectly handled certain password protected archives. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted zip archive, an attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-7696) Gustavo Grieco discovered that unzip incorrectly handled certain malformed archives. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted zip archive, an attacker could possibly cause unzip to hang, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2015-7697)

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-unzip

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