CVE-2005-1260

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Description

bzip2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (hard drive consumption) via a crafted bzip2 file that causes an infinite loop (a.k.a "decompression bomb").

References

ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060301-01.U.asc

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307041

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Nov/msg00002.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/15447

http://secunia.com/advisories/19183

http://secunia.com/advisories/27274

http://secunia.com/advisories/27643

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103118-1

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-200191-1

http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-741

http://www.fedoralegacy.org/updates/FC2/2005-11-14-FLSA_2005_158801__Updated_bzip2_packages_fix_security_issues.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-474.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13657

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26444

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-319A.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3525

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3868

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10700

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A749

https://usn.ubuntu.com/127-1/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2005-05-19

Updated: 2020-11-13

Type: CWE-400

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (9 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
41073SuSE9 Security Update : bzip2 (YOU Patch Number 10057)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
4284Mac OS X < 10.4.11 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Security Update 2007-008)Nessus Network MonitorOperating System Detection
critical
28212Mac OS X < 10.4.11 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Security Update 2007-008)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical
21829CentOS 3 / 4 : bzip2 (CESA-2005:474)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
medium
20517Ubuntu 4.10 / 5.04 : bzip2 vulnerabilities (USN-127-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
18853FreeBSD : bzip2 -- denial of service and permission race vulnerabilities (197f444f-e8ef-11d9-b875-0001020eed82)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
medium
18645Debian DSA-741-1 : bzip2 - infinite loopNessusDebian Local Security Checks
medium
18510RHEL 2.1 / 3 / 4 : bzip2 (RHSA-2005:474)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
18307Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : bzip2 (MDKSA-2005:091)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
medium