Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2008-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that bzip2 did not correctly handle certain
malformed archives. If a user or automated system were tricked into
processing a specially crafted bzip2 archive, applications linked
against libbz2 could be made to crash, possibly leading to a denial of
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.4
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 31677 ()
Bugtraq ID: 28286
CVE ID: CVE-2008-1372
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