Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : bzip2 (MDVSA-2010:185)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 49300
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn integer overflow has been found and corrected in bzip2 which could be exploited by using a specially crafted bz2 file and cause a denial of service attack (CVE-2010-0405).
Additionally clamav has been upgraded to 0.96.2 and has been patched for this issue. perl-Compress-Bzip2 in MES5 has been linked against the system bzip2 library to resolv this issue.
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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.