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[GLSA-200603-12] zoo: Buffer overflow Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
zoo: Buffer overflow
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200603-12
(zoo: Buffer overflow)
zoo is vulnerable to a new buffer overflow due to insecure use of
the strcpy() function when trying to create an archive from certain
directories or filenames.
A possible hacker could exploit this issue by enticing a user to create
a zoo archive of specially crafted directories and filenames, possibly
leading to the execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the user
There is no known workaround at this time.
All zoo users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-arch/zoo-2.10-r2"
Threat Level: Medium
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