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CVE-2005-1228

Impact: Low
Public: 2005-04-18

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2005-1228 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 (gzip) RHSA-2005:357 June 13, 2005
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (gzip) RHSA-2005:357 June 13, 2005
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (gzip) RHSA-2005:357 June 13, 2005

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