Fedora Core 3 Update: zip-2.3-26.3
Posted on: 11/09/2004 08:03 AM

A zip security update has been released for Fedora Core 3

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2004-400
2004-11-08
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Product : Fedora Core 3
Name : zip
Version : 2.3
Release : 26.3
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 2.3-26.3

- Rebuild for FC-3

* Mon Nov 08 2004 Lon Hohberger lhh@redhat.com 2.3-26.2

- Fix buffer overflow. #138230


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This update can be downloaded from:
http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/3/

bc2cbf480d0c179477c860b28eed69de SRPMS/zip-2.3-26.3.src.rpm
f838848328a58c46c383b71cbcf3ed76 x86_64/zip-2.3-26.3.x86_64.rpm
87d6165bfdde40a5c74fd8583a338681 x86_64/debug/zip-
debuginfo-2.3-26.3.x86_64.rpm
c655032e0d8b15079b1de6ab133f05fe i386/zip-2.3-26.3.i386.rpm
edd6fddc5e2e721866fa5bd28e056996 i386/debug/zip-
debuginfo-2.3-26.3.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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