Slackware 10.0 / 10.1 / 10.2 / 11.0 / 12.0 / 8.1 / 9.0 / 9.1 / current : bzip2 (SSA:2008-098-02)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description :

New bzip2 packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0,
10.1, 10.2, 11.0, 12.0, and -current to fix a DoS issue.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?177c4eef

Solution :

Update the affected bzip2 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Slackware Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 31803 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1372