SuSE 10 Security Update : bzip2 (ZYPP Patch Number 7169)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 49832


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


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)


Apply ZYPP patch number 7169.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 49832

File Name: suse_bzip2-7169.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/10/11

Modified: 2016/08/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS2#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: 2010/09/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0405

IAVB: 2010-B-0083