USN-5378-4

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Source
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5378-4
Import Source
https://github.com/canonical/ubuntu-security-notices/blob/main/osv/USN-5378-4.json
JSON Data
https://api.osv.dev/v1/vulns/USN-5378-4
Related
Published
2022-04-13T16:03:48.469920Z
Modified
2022-04-13T16:03:48.469920Z
Summary
gzip vulnerability
Details

USN-5378-1 fixed a vulnerability in Gzip. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and 16.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

Cleemy Desu Wayo discovered that Gzip incorrectly handled certain filenames. If a user or automated system were tricked into performing zgrep operations with specially crafted filenames, a remote attacker could overwrite arbitrary files.

References

Affected packages

Ubuntu:Pro:14.04:LTS / gzip

Package

Name
gzip

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
1.6-3ubuntu1+esm1

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "Available with Ubuntu Pro: https://ubuntu.com/pro",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "gzip": "1.6-3ubuntu1+esm1"
        }
    ]
}

Ubuntu:Pro:16.04:LTS / gzip

Package

Name
gzip

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
1.6-4ubuntu1+esm1

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "Available with Ubuntu Pro: https://ubuntu.com/pro",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "gzip": "1.6-4ubuntu1+esm1"
        }
    ]
}