Stefan Marin has discovered a vulnerability in TUGzip, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.
The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error when processing .zip files. This can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted .zip file containing an overly long file name.
This vulnerability is confirmed in version 220.127.116.11. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Do not open files from untrusted sources.
Provided and/or discovered by: Stefan Marin
Original Advisory: http://milw0rm.com/exploits/6831
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