Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : bzip2 (MDVSA-2008:075)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Bzip2 versions before 1.0.5 are vulnerable to a denial of service
attack via malicious compressed data.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent the issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

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: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37613 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-075.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 28286

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1372

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