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CVE-2005-0758

Impact: Low
Public: 2005-04-22

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

zgrep in gzip before 1.3.5 does not properly sanitize arguments, which allows local users to execute arbitrary commands via filenames that are injected into a sed script.

Find out more about CVE-2005-0758 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (bzip2) RHSA-2005:474 June 16, 2005
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (gzip) RHSA-2005:357 June 13, 2005
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (bzip2) RHSA-2005:474 June 16, 2005
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (gzip) RHSA-2005:357 June 13, 2005
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (bzip2) RHSA-2005:474 June 16, 2005
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (gzip) RHSA-2005:357 June 13, 2005

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