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[Full-disclosure] [ MDVSA-2010:019 ] gzip

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Date: Wed Jan 20 2010 - 18:31:00 GMT
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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2010:019  http://www.mandriva.com/security/
Package : gzip Date : January 20, 2010 Affected: Corporate 4.0
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 Problem Description:

 A vulnerability has been found and corrected in gzip:  

 An integer underflow leading to array index error was found in the  way gzip used to decompress files / archives, compressed with the  Lempel-Ziv-Welch (LZW) compression algorithm. A remote attacker could  provide a specially-crafted LZW compressed gzip archive, which once  decompressed by a local, unsuspecting user would lead to gzip crash,  or, potentially to arbitrary code execution with the privileges of  the user running gzip (CVE-2010-0001).  

 The updated packages have been patched to correct thies issue.


 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-0001


 Updated Packages:

 Corporate 4.0:
 5b8405131c7e6cee1ebd527877e1c126 corporate/4.0/i586/gzip-1.2.4a-15.4.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm  1018f5b322c1fc0ec74771651475db2f corporate/4.0/SRPMS/gzip-1.2.4a-15.4.20060mlcs4.src.rpm

 Corporate 4.0/X86_64:
 6e581dca4d76c64ba34dff28254735a1 corporate/4.0/x86_64/gzip-1.2.4a-15.4.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm  1018f5b322c1fc0ec74771651475db2f corporate/4.0/SRPMS/gzip-1.2.4a-15.4.20060mlcs4.src.rpm


 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification  of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the  GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com


 Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
 pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team   <security*mandriva.com>
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