Bug 178960 - CVE-2005-4667 unzip long filename buffer overflow
CVE-2005-4667 unzip long filename buffer overflow
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: unzip (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Ivana Varekova
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2006-01-25 14:39 EST by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2007-0203
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Last Closed: 2007-05-01 13:05:24 EDT
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2007:0203 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Low: unzip security and bug fix update 2007-05-01 13:05:16 EDT

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Description Josh Bressers 2006-01-25 14:39:53 EST
unzip long filename buffer overflow

unzip is vulnerable to a filename buffer overflow vulnerability.  It
may be possible to execute arbitrary code as the user running unzip.


This issue can be verified with the following command:
unzip `perl -e 'print "A" x 50000'`

This issue also affects RHEL3
This issue also affects RHEL2.1
Comment 7 RHEL Product and Program Management 2006-08-18 12:45:14 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update
Comment 13 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-05-01 13:05:24 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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