FreeBSD : bzip2 -- crash with certain malformed archive files (063399fc-f6d6-11dc-bcee-001c2514716c)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

SecurityFocus reports :

The 'bzip2' application is prone to a remote file-handling
vulnerability because the application fails to properly handle
malformed files.

Exploit attempts likely result in application crashes.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?797363ef
http://www.ee.oulu.fi/research/ouspg/protos/testing/c10/archive/
http://www.nessus.org/u?e4f9b0ab

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.4
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 31633 (freebsd_pkg_063399fcf6d611dcbcee001c2514716c.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 28286

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1372

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