Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3152-1 unzip -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 03 Feb 2015
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 776589.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-9636.
- More information:
A flaw was found in the test_compr_eb() function allowing out-of-bounds read and write access to memory locations. By carefully crafting a corrupt ZIP archive an attacker can trigger a heap overflow, resulting in application crash or possibly having other unspecified impact.
For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 6.0-8+deb7u2. Additionally this update corrects a defective patch applied to address CVE-2014-8139, which caused a regression with executable jar files.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 6.0-15. The defective patch applied to address CVE-2014-8139 was corrected in version 6.0-16.
We recommend that you upgrade your unzip packages.