[arch-security] [ASA-201511-1] unzip: multiple issues
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Tue Nov 3 14:49:12 UTC 2015
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201511-1
Date : 2015-11-03
CVE-ID : CVE-2015-7696 CVE-2015-7697
Package : unzip
Type : multiple issues
Remote : Yes
Link : https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/CVE
The package unzip before version 6.0-11 is vulnerable to arbitrary code
execution and denial of service.
Upgrade to 6.0-11.
# pacman -Syu "unzip>=6.0-11"
The problems have been fixed by applying proper patches.
- CVE-2015-7696 (arbitrary code execution)
A heap buffer overflow triggered by unzipping a file with password that
can lead to arbitrary code execution.
- CVE-2015-7697 (denial of service)
A denial of service with a file that never finishes unzipping.
A remote attacker is able to create a specially crafted zip archive with
a password that is leading to arbitrary code execution or denial of
service via an infinite loop while unzipping.
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