Scientific Linux Security Update : bzip2 on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A buffer over-read flaw was discovered in the bzip2 decompression
routine. This issue could cause an application linked against the
libbz2 library to crash when decompressing malformed archives.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected bzip2, bzip2-devel and / or bzip2-libs packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60474 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1372