CVE-2004-0970

NameCVE-2004-0970
DescriptionThe (1) gzexe, (2) zdiff, and (3) znew scripts in the gzip package, as used by other packages such as ncompress, allows local users to overwrite files via a symlink attack on temporary files. NOTE: the znew vulnerability may overlap CVE-2003-0367.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-588-1
Debian Bugs257314, 259043

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gzip (PTS)bullseye (security), bullseye1.10-4+deb11u1fixed
bookworm1.12-1fixed
sid, trixie1.12-1.1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gzipsourcewoody1.3.2-3woody3DSA-588-1
gzipsource(unstable)1.3.5-8medium257314, 259043

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