FreeBSD : bzip2 -- crash with certain malformed archive files (063399fc-f6d6-11dc-bcee-001c2514716c)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 31633


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


SecurityFocus reports :

The 'bzip2' application is prone to a remote file-handling vulnerability because the application fails to properly handle malformed files.

Exploit attempts likely result in application crashes.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 31633

File Name: freebsd_pkg_063399fcf6d611dcbcee001c2514716c.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/03/21

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/03/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/03/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1372

BID: 28286

CWE: 119