Fedora Core 2 Update: zip-2.3-26.2
Posted on: 11/09/2004 07:02 AM

A zip security update is available for Fedora Core 3

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2004-399
2004-11-08
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Product : Fedora Core 2
Name : zip
Version : 2.3
Release : 26.2
Summary : A file compression and packaging utility compatible with PKZIP.
Description :
The zip program is a compression and file packaging utility. Zip is analogous to a combination of the UNIX tar and compress commands and is compatible with PKZIP (a compression and file packaging utility for MS-DOS systems).

Install the zip package if you need to compress files using the zip program.

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Update Information:

A buffer overflow has been found in zip which will lead to a buffer overflow when a user try to create a zip archive which contains very long filenames.

See:
http://lists.netsys.com/pipermail/full-disclosure/2004-November/028379.html
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* Mon Nov 08 2004 Lon Hohberger lhh@redhat.com 2.3-26.2

- Fix buffer overflow. #138230

* Mon Jun 21 2004 Lon Hohberger lhh@redhat.com 2.3-24

- Extend max file/archive size to 2^32-8193 (4294959103) bytes
- Include better debugging output for configure script

* Tue Jun 15 2004 Elliot Lee sopwith@redhat.com

- rebuilt


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This update can be downloaded from:
http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/2/

c8e36306afa17246d2caeabc498cbc62 SRPMS/zip-2.3-26.2.src.rpm
cd999c652e0d51a7fb349b2867a83662 x86_64/zip-2.3-26.2.x86_64.rpm
7f76d52b21459d5945075e0e6780ff2a x86_64/debug/zip-debuginfo-2.3-26.2.x86_64.rpm
c50729dab4fb95168a9897397b08e55a i386/zip-2.3-26.2.i386.rpm
0a9e2a3140181810fcde221d74f6e121 i386/debug/zip-debuginfo-2.3-26.2.i386.rpm

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.


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