Ubuntu Security Notice 4672-1 – Rene Freingruber discovered that unzip incorrectly handled certain specially crafted password protected ZIP archives. If a user or automated system using unzip were tricked into opening a specially crafted zip file, an attacker could exploit this to cause a crash, resulting in a denial of service. Antonio Carista discovered that unzip incorrectly handled certain specially crafted ZIP archives. If a user or automated system using unzip were tricked into opening a specially crafted zip file, an attacker could exploit this to cause a crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM. Various other issues were also addressed.

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