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USN191-1 : unzip vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote package "unzip" is missing a security patch.
Imran Ghory found a race condition in the handling of output files.
While a file was unpacked by unzip, a local attacker with write
permissions to the target directory could exploit this to change the
permissions of arbitrary files of the unzip user.
Upgrade to :
- unzip-5.51-2ubuntu1.2 (Ubuntu 5.04)
Threat Level: High
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