openSUSE Security Update : bzip2 (openSUSE-SU-2010:0684-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes an integer overflow in the BZ2_decompress function
of bzip2/libbz2. This can be exploited via a crafted archive to cause
a denial of service or even execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2010-0405)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected bzip2 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 49755 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0405

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