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USN248-1 : unzip vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote package "unzip" is missing a security patch.
A buffer overflow was discovered in the handling of file name
arguments. By tricking a user or automated system into processing a
specially crafted, excessively long file name with unzip, a possible hacker
could exploit this to execute arbitrary code with the user's
Upgrade to :
- unzip-5.52-3ubuntu2.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)
Threat Level: High
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