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Sun Solaris Gzip Race condition and Directory Traversal Issues

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:170

Directory traversal vulnerability in gunzip -N in gzip 1.2.4 through 1.3.5 allows remote attackers to write to arbitrary directories via a .. (dot dot) in the original filename within a compressed file.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Sun Solaris 8
  • Sun Solaris 10
  • Sun Solaris 9
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-1228
Product(s):
  • gzip