gzip

Description:Standard GNU compressor
License: GPL-2, GPL-3
Homepage:https://www.gnu.org/software/gzip/
Location:Portage
Legend:
  • + - stable
  • ~ - unstable
  • M - hardmask
alpha amd64 arm hppa ia64 m68k mips ppc ppc64 s390 sh sparc x86
1.10 diff ~ + + + ~ ~ ~ + + ~ - + +
1.9 ~ + + + ~ ~ ~ + + ~ - + +

USE flags

  • nls - Add Native Language Support (using gettext - GNU locale utilities)
  • pic - disable optimized assembly code that is not PIC friendly
  • static - !!do not set this during bootstrap!! Causes binaries to be statically linked instead of dynamically

Security Advisory

Date Severity Title
over 6 years high Multiple packages, Multiple vulnerabilities fixed in 2010
over 14 years normal gzip: Multiple vulnerabilities
almost 16 years normal gzip: Multiple vulnerabilities
almost 17 years normal gzip: Insecure creation of temporary files

Also available in: Atom

Thank you!