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1174856: CVE-2014-8141 unzip: getZip64Data() out-of-bounds read issues (oCERT-2014-011)
A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way unzip handled Zip64 files. A specially crafted Zip archive could possibly cause unzip to crash when the archive was uncompressed.

Find out more about CVE-2014-8141 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


This issue did not affect the versions of unzip as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 as they did not include support for Zip64.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 2.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (unzip) RHSA-2015:0700 2015-03-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (unzip) RHSA-2015:0700 2015-03-18

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 unzip Not affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.


Red Hat would like to thank oCERT for reporting these issues. oCERT acknowledges Michele Spagnuolo of the Google Security Team as the original reporter.

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