Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : bzip2 (MDKSA-2006:026)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 20831
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA bug was found in the way that bzgrep processed file names. If a user could be tricked into running bzgrep on a file with a special file name, it would be possible to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running bzgrep.
As well, the bzip2 package provided with Mandriva Linux 2006 did not the patch applied to correct CVE-2005-0953 which was previously fixed by MDKSA-2005:091; those packages are now properly patched.
The updated packages have been patched to correct these problems.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.