Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : bzip2 (MDVSA-2010:185)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

An integer overflow has been found and corrected in bzip2 which could
be exploited by using a specially crafted bz2 file and cause a denial
of service attack (CVE-2010-0405).

Additionally clamav has been upgraded to 0.96.2 and has been patched
for this issue. perl-Compress-Bzip2 in MES5 has been linked against
the system bzip2 library to resolv this issue.

Packages for 2008.0 and 2009.0 are provided as of the Extended
Maintenance Program. Please visit this link to learn more:
http://store.mandriva.com/product_info.php?cPath=149&products_id=4
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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.4
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 49300 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-185.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 43331

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0405

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