GLSA-200903-40 : Analog: Denial of Service

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

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

Impact :

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.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :


Solution :

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)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1372

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