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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1372

bzlib.c in bzip2 before 1.0.5 allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted file that triggers a buffer over-read, as demonstrated by the PROTOS GENOME test suite for Archive Formats.
Publish Date : 2008-03-18 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat has re-evaluated the potential impact of this flaw and has released an update which corrects this behavior: http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0893.html
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2008-03-18 2008-03-18
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Bzip2 Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6467 unix
bzlib.c in bzip2 before 1.0.5 allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted f... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10067 unix
CVE-2008-1372 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20081372 unix
ELSA-2008:0893: bzip2 security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22240 unix
RHSA-2008:0893 -- bzip2 security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29039 unix
RHSA-2008:0893: bzip2 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080893 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-1372

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Bzip Bzip2 0.9 A Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Bzip Bzip2 0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Bzip Bzip2 0.9 C Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Bzip Bzip2 0.9 B Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Bzip Bzip2 0.9.5c Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Bzip Bzip2 0.9.5b Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Bzip Bzip2 0.9.5a Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Bzip Bzip2 0.9.5d Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Bzip Bzip2 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Bzip Bzip2 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Bzip Bzip2 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Bzip Bzip2 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Bzip Bzip2 12

- References For CVE-2008-1372

http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1007504 CONFIRM
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1007198 CONFIRM
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1006982 CONFIRM
ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2008-004.txt.asc
NETBSD NetBSD-SA2008-004
http://secunia.com/advisories/29410
SECUNIA 29410
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-05/msg00000.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:011
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Aug/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-08-05-1
http://secunia.com/advisories/29475
SECUNIA 29475
http://secunia.com/advisories/29497
SECUNIA 29497
http://secunia.com/advisories/29506
SECUNIA 29506
http://secunia.com/advisories/29656
SECUNIA 29656
http://secunia.com/advisories/29677
SECUNIA 29677
http://secunia.com/advisories/29698
SECUNIA 29698
http://secunia.com/advisories/29940
SECUNIA 29940
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-241786-1
SUNALERT 241786
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200903-40.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200903-40
http://secunia.com/advisories/36096
SECUNIA 36096
http://secunia.com/advisories/31878
SECUNIA 31878
http://secunia.com/advisories/31869
SECUNIA 31869
http://secunia.com/advisories/31204
SECUNIA 31204
http://www.ee.oulu.fi/research/ouspg/protos/testing/c10/archive/
http://www.cert.fi/haavoittuvuudet/joint-advisory-archive-formats.html
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3757 CONFIRM
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0118 CONFIRM
http://www.bzip.org/CHANGES CONFIRM
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0915
VUPEN ADV-2008-0915
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/2557
VUPEN ADV-2008-2557
http://www.ipcop.org/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=40 CONFIRM
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200804-02.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200804-02
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0893.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0893
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:075
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:075
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/489968/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080321 rPSA-2008-0118-1 bzip2
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020867
SECTRACK 1020867
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28286
BID 28286 bzip2 Unspecified File Handling Vulnerability Release Date:2009-08-21
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/498863/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20081203 VMSA-2008-0019 VMware Hosted products and patches for ESX and ESXi resolve a critical security issue and update bzip2
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-590-1
UBUNTU USN-590-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2172
VUPEN ADV-2009-2172
http://www.slackware.org/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.473263
SLACKWARE SSA:2008-098-02
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/41249
XF bzip2-archives-code-execution(41249)
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-218A.html
CERT TA09-218A
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/813451
CERT-VN VU#813451
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00225.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-3037
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00165.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-2970
https://bugs.gentoo.org/attachment.cgi?id=146488&action=view CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1372

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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