FreeBSD : bzip2 -- multiple issues (4b6cb45d-881e-447a-a4e0-c97a954ea758)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 126364

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Synopsis

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

Description

bzip2 developers reports :

CVE-2016-3189 - Fix use-after-free in bzip2recover (Jakub Martisko)

CVE-2019-12900 - Detect out-of-range nSelectors in corrupted files (Albert Astals Cid). Found through fuzzing karchive.

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

https://gitlab.com/federicomenaquintero/bzip2/blob/master/NEWS

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1319648

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5d3122a

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 126364

File Name: freebsd_pkg_4b6cb45d881e447aa4e0c97a954ea758.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 7/1/2019

Updated: 10/23/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bzip2, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/30/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/23/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3189, CVE-2019-12900

IAVA: 2020-A-0482