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PostPosted: Mon Jun 06, 2005 4:54 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 200506-03 ] Dzip: Directory traversal vulnerability Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Dzip: Directory traversal vulnerability (GLSA 200506-03)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: June 06, 2005
Updated: May 22, 2006
Bug(s): #93079
ID: 200506-03

Synopsis

Dzip is vulnerable to a directory traversal attack.

Background

Dzip is a compressor and uncompressor especially made for demo recordings of id's Quake.

Affected Packages

Package: games-util/dzip
Vulnerable: < 2.9-r1
Unaffected: >= 2.9-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Dzip is vulnerable to a directory traversal attack when extracting archives.

Impact

An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by creating a specially crafted archive to extract files to arbitrary locations.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Dzip users should upgrade to the latest available version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=games-utils/dzip-2.9-r1"


References

CVE-2005-1874


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