CVE-2010-0405

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2010-09-20
IAVA:
2010-B-0083
Bugzilla:
627882: CVE-2010-0405 bzip2: integer overflow flaw in BZ2_decompress

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in the BZ2_decompress function in decompress.c in bzip2 and libbzip2 before 1.0.6 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted compressed file.

Find out more about CVE-2010-0405 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 5.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (bzip2) RHSA-2010:0703 2010-09-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (bzip2) RHSA-2010:0858 2010-11-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (bzip2) RHSA-2010:0703 2010-09-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (bzip2) RHSA-2010:0703 2010-09-21