USN-2489-1: unzip vulnerability

03 February 2015

unzip vulnerability

Releases

Packages

  • unzip - De-archiver for .zip files

Details

Michal Zalewski discovered that unzip incorrectly handled certain
malformed zip archives. If a user or automated system were tricked into
processing a specially crafted zip archive, an attacker could possibly
execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 14.10
Ubuntu 14.04
Ubuntu 12.04
Ubuntu 10.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References