FreeBSD : FreeBSD -- Integer overflow in bzip2 decompression (18dc48fe-ca42-11df-aade-0050568f000c)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 50329


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


When decompressing data, the run-length encoded values are not adequately sanity-checked, allowing for an integer overflow.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 50329

File Name: freebsd_pkg_18dc48feca4211dfaade0050568f000c.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/10/26

Modified: 2016/08/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:FreeBSD, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/10/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/09/20

Reference Information

OSVDB: 68167

FreeBSD: SA-10:08.bzip2