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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 31633
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Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?797363ef

https://www.ee.oulu.fi/research/ouspg/PROTOS_Test-Suite_c10-archive

http://www.nessus.org/u?3afdd525

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 31633

File Name: freebsd_pkg_063399fcf6d611dcbcee001c2514716c.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Published: 3/21/2008

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

Temporal Vector: 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: 3/20/2008

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/18/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1372

BID: 28286

CWE: 119