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[gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 200506-03 ] Dzip: Directory traversal vulnerability
From: Thierry Carrez <koon () gentoo org>
Date: Mon, 06 Jun 2005 18:22:41 +0200

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 200506-03
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                                            http://security.gentoo.org/
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  Severity: Normal
     Title: Dzip: Directory traversal vulnerability
      Date: June 06, 2005
      Bugs: #93079
        ID: 200506-03

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Synopsis
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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
=================

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     Package          /  Vulnerable  /                      Unaffected
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  1  games-util/dzip      < 2.9-r1                           >= 2.9-r1

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
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Dzip users should upgrade to the latest available version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=games-utils/dzip-2.9-r1"

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200506-03.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security () gentoo org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2005 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0

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