CVE-2014-9636 (debian_linux, fedora, ubuntu_linux, unzip)

National Cyber Awareness System

Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-9636

Original release date: 02/06/2015

Last revised: 02/09/2015



unzip 6.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read or write and crash) via an extra field with an uncompressed size smaller than the compressed field size in a zip archive that advertises STORED method compression.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):

Impact Subscore: 2.9

Exploitability Subscore: 10.0

CVSS Version 2 Metrics:

Access Vector: Network exploitable

Access Complexity: Low

Authentication: Not required to exploit

Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MLIST

Name: [oss-security] 20141102 unzip -t crasher

External Source: SECUNIA

Name: 62751

External Source: MLIST

Name: [oss-security] 20141222 CVE Request: Info-ZIP unzip 6.0

External Source: FEDORA

Name: FEDORA-2015-1189

External Source: BID

Name: 71825

External Source: MLIST

Name: [oss-security] 20141222 Re: CVE Request: Info-ZIP unzip 6.0

External Source: SECUNIA

Name: 62738

External Source: UBUNTU

Name: USN-2489-1

External Source: FEDORA

Name: FEDORA-2015-1267

External Source: MLIST

Name: [oss-security] 20141103 Re: unzip -t crasher

External Source: CONFIRM


Type: Advisory; Patch Information

External Source: DEBIAN

Name: DSA-3152

Technical Details

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Quality Assurance – 2/9/2015 10:53:36 AM
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