SuSE9 Security Update : bzip2 (YOU Patch Number 12645)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 49760


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The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update fixes an integer overflow in the BZ2_decompress function of bzip2/libbz2. This could have been exploited via a crafted archive to cause a denial of service or even execute arbitrary code.


Apply YOU patch number 12645.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 49760

File Name: suse9_12645.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/6/2010

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/16/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0405

IAVB: 2010-B-0083