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CVE-2008-1372 Detail

Current Description

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.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/18/2008      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1372
Original release date:
03/18/2008
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (10/17/2008)

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

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2008-004.txt.asc External Source NETBSD NetBSD-SA2008-004
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1006982 External Source CONFIRM http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1006982
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1007198 External Source CONFIRM http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1007198
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1007504 External Source CONFIRM http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1007504
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Aug/msg00001.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-08-05-1
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-05/msg00000.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:011
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200903-40.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200903-40
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-241786-1 External Source SUNALERT 241786
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3757 External Source CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3757
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0118 External Source CONFIRM http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0118
http://www.bzip.org/CHANGES External Source CONFIRM http://www.bzip.org/CHANGES
http://www.cert.fi/haavoittuvuudet/joint-advisory-archive-formats.html External Source MISC http://www.cert.fi/haavoittuvuudet/joint-advisory-archive-formats.html
http://www.ee.oulu.fi/research/ouspg/protos/testing/c10/archive/ External Source MISC http://www.ee.oulu.fi/research/ouspg/protos/testing/c10/archive/
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200804-02.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200804-02
http://www.ipcop.org/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=40 External Source CONFIRM http://www.ipcop.org/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=40
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/813451 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#813451
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:075 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:075
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0893.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0893
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/489968/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20080321 rPSA-2008-0118-1 bzip2
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/498863/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20081203 VMSA-2008-0019 VMware Hosted products and patches for ESX and ESXi resolve a critical security issue and update bzip2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28286 Exploit External Source BID 28286
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020867 External Source SECTRACK 1020867
http://www.slackware.org/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.473263 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2008-098-02
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-590-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-590-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-218A.html US Government Resource External Source CERT TA09-218A
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0915 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0915
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2557 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2557
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2172 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-2172
https://bugs.gentoo.org/attachment.cgi?id=146488&action=view External Source CONFIRM https://bugs.gentoo.org/attachment.cgi?id=146488&action=view
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41249 External Source XF bzip2-archives-code-execution(41249)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10067 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10067
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6467 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6467
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00165.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-2970
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00225.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-3037

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10067
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10067
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6467
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6467

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