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.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed 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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2008-004.txt.asc
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1006982
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1007198
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1007504
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Aug/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-05/msg00000.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200903-40.xml
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-241786-1
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3757
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0118
http://www.bzip.org/CHANGES
http://www.cert.fi/haavoittuvuudet/joint-advisory-archive-formats.html
http://www.ee.oulu.fi/research/ouspg/protos/testing/c10/archive/
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200804-02.xml
http://www.ipcop.org/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=40
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/813451 US Government Resource 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:075
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0893.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/489968/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498863/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28286 Exploit 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020867
http://www.slackware.org/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.473263
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-218A.html US Government Resource 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0915
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2557
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2172
https://bugs.gentoo.org/attachment.cgi?id=146488&action=view
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41249
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10067
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6467
https://usn.ubuntu.com/590-1/
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00165.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00225.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1372
NVD Published Date:
03/18/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018
Source:
MITRE