Slackware 10.0 / 10.1 / 10.2 / 11.0 / 12.0 / 8.1 / 9.0 / 9.1 / current : bzip2 (SSA:2008-098-02)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 31803
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Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New bzip2 packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, 11.0, 12.0, and -current to fix a DoS issue.

Solution

Update the affected bzip2 package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?177c4eef

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 31803

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2008-098-02.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Published: 4/11/2008

Updated: 1/14/2021

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: 3.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:bzip2, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:10.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:10.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:10.2, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:11.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:12.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:8.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:9.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:9.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/7/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1372

BID: 28286

SSA: 2008-098-02

CWE: 119