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CVE-2005-0602 Detail


Unzip 5.51 and earlier does not properly warn the user when extracting setuid or setgid files, which may allow local users to gain privileges.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/02/2005

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Access Vector:
Locally exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/30/2006)

We do not consider this a security vulnerability; this is the expected behaviour.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source BUGTRAQ 20050228 7a69Adv#22 - UNIX unzip keep setuid and setgid files External Source SUNALERT 103150 External Source SUNALERT 200844 External Source CONFIRM External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2005:197 External Source BID 14447 External Source TRUSTIX 2005-0053 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3866

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