Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3113-1 unzip -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 28 Dec 2014
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 773722.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-8139, CVE-2014-8140, CVE-2014-8141.
- More information:
Michele Spagnuolo of the Google Security Team discovered that unzip, an extraction utility for archives compressed in .zip format, is affected by heap-based buffer overflows within the CRC32 verification function (CVE-2014-8139), the test_compr_eb() function (CVE-2014-8140) and the getZip64Data() function (CVE-2014-8141), which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 6.0-8+deb7u1.
For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), these problems will be fixed soon.
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 6.0-13.
We recommend that you upgrade your unzip packages.