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MDKSA-2002:065: unzip Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the unzip package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2002:065 (unzip).

A directory traversal vulnerability was discovered in unzip version 5.42 and
earlier that allows attackers to overwrite arbitrary files during extraction of
the archive by using a '..' (dot dot) in an extracted filename, as well as
prefixing filenames in the archive with '/' (slash).

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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