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CVE-2010-0405

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

Details

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 and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 3 (bzip2) RHSA-2010:0703 September 21, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (bzip2) RHSA-2010:0703 September 21, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (bzip2) RHSA-2010:0703 September 21, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (bzip2) RHSA-2010:0858 November 10, 2010

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