SuSE 11 / 11.1 Security Update : bzip2 (SAT Patch Numbers 3121 / 3125)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 50893


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


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 SAT patch number 3121 / 3125 as appropriate.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 50893

File Name: suse_11_bzip2-100916.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/12/02

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:suse_linux:11:bzip2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:bzip2-doc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libbz2-1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libbz2-1-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/09/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0405

IAVB: 2010-B-0083