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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200903-40
(Analog: Denial of Service)
Diego E. Petteno reported that the Analog package in Gentoo is built
with its own copy of bzip2, making it vulnerable to CVE-2008-1372 (GLSA
A local attacker could place specially crafted log files into a log
directory being analyzed by analog, e.g. /var/log/apache, resulting in
a crash when being processed by the application.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Analog users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-admin/analog-6.0-r2'
NOTE: Analog is now linked against the system bzip2 library.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 36048 (gentoo_GLSA-200903-40.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-1372