openSUSE Security Update : bzip2 (openSUSE-SU-2010:0684-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 49755

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update fixes an integer overflow in the BZ2_decompress function of bzip2/libbz2. This can be exploited via a crafted archive to cause a denial of service or even execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2010-0405)

Solution

Update the affected bzip2 packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=636978

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2010-09/msg00058.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 49755

File Name: suse_11_2_bzip2-100921.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/10/06

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bzip2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libbz2-1, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libbz2-1-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libbz2-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2010/09/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0405

IAVB: 2010-B-0083