Scientific Linux Security Update : bzip2 on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

medium Nessus Plugin ID 60474
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Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

A buffer over-read flaw was discovered in the bzip2 decompression routine. This issue could cause an application linked against the libbz2 library to crash when decompressing malformed archives.
(CVE-2008-1372)

Solution

Update the affected bzip2, bzip2-devel and / or bzip2-libs packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?58823388

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60474

File Name: sl_20080916_bzip2_on_SL3_x.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/1/2012

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/16/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1372

CWE: 119