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Fedora Core 5 2006-989: gzip Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the gzip package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2006-989 (gzip).

The gzip package contains the popular GNU gzip data compression
program. Gzipped files have a .gz extension.

Gzip should be installed on your Red Hat Linux system, because it is a
very commonly used data compression program.

Update information :

* Wed Sep 20 2006 Ivana Varekova 1.3.5-7.fc5
- fix bug 204676 (patches by Tavis Ormandy)
- cve-2006-4334 - null dereference problem
- cve-2006-4335 - buffer overflow problem
- cve-2006-4336 - buffer underflow problem
- cve-2006-4338 - infinite loop problem
- cve-2006-4337 - buffer overflow problem

Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Threat Level: High

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