Patch  oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7495
DSA-1974 gzip -- several vulnerabilities  

Several vulnerabilities have been found in gzip, the GNU compression utilities. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems: Thiemo Nagel discovered a missing input sanitation flaw in the way gzip used to decompress data blocks for dynamic Huffman codes, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code when trying to decompress a crafted archive. This issue is a reappearance of CVE-2006-4334 and only affects the lenny version. Aki Helin discovered an integer underflow when decompressing files that are compressed using the LZW algorithm. This could lead to the execution of arbitrary code when trying to decompress a crafted LZW compressed gzip archive.
Create Date: 2010-05-24 Last Update Date: 2014-06-23

Affected Platforms/Products

Affected Products (CPE + CVE references)
Platforms: unix (from OVAL definitions) Products: unix
  • Debian GNU/Linux 4.0
  • Debian GNU/Linux 5.0
  • gzip

References

Criteria

The patch should be installed
IF : Any one of the following are true
IF : All of the following are true Release section
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 is installed. oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6461
IF : gzip is earlier than 1.3.5-15+etch1
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  gzip is earlier than 1.3.5-15+etch1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package gzip package information
gzip
RPM Version less than 0:1.3.5-15+etch1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : Any one of the following are true Supported architectures section
IF : Installed architecture is hppa
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is hppa 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) hppa
processor_type is hppa unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is powerpc
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is powerpc 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) ppc
processor_type is ppc unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is mipsel
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is mipsel 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) mipsel
processor_type is mipsel unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is alpha
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is alpha 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) alpha
processor_type is alpha unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is ia64
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is ia64 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) ia64
processor_type is ia64 unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is i386
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is i386 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) i686
processor_type is i686 unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is arm
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is arm 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) arm
processor_type is arm unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is sparc
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is sparc 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) sparc
processor_type is sparc unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is amd64
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is amd64 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) x86-64
processor_type is x86-64 unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is s390
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is s390 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) s390x
processor_type is s390x unix : uname_state 
IF : All of the following are true Release section
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6513
IF : Any one of the following are true Architecture section
IF : All of the following are true Architecture dependent section
IF : gzip is earlier than 1.3.12-6+lenny1
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  gzip is earlier than 1.3.12-6+lenny1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package gzip package information
gzip
RPM Version less than 0:1.3.12-6+lenny1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : Any one of the following are true Supported architectures section
IF : Installed architecture is hppa
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is hppa 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) hppa
processor_type is hppa unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is powerpc
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is powerpc 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) ppc
processor_type is ppc unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is mipsel
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is mipsel 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) mipsel
processor_type is mipsel unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is alpha
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is alpha 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) alpha
processor_type is alpha unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is ia64
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is ia64 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) ia64
processor_type is ia64 unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is armel
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is armel 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) armel
processor_type is armel unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is i386
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is i386 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) i686
processor_type is i686 unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is s390
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is s390 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) s390x
processor_type is s390x unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is amd64
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is amd64 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) x86-64
processor_type is x86-64 unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is sparc
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is sparc 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) sparc
processor_type is sparc unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is arm
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is arm 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) arm
processor_type is arm unix : uname_state 
IF : All of the following are true Architecture independent section
IF : Installed architecture is all
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is all 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
IF : gzip-win32 is earlier than 1.3.12-6+lenny1
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  gzip-win32 is earlier than 1.3.12-6+lenny1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package gzip-win32 package information
gzip-win32
RPM Version less than 0:1.3.12-6+lenny1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 

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