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Secunia Security Advisory 51785

Secunia Security Advisory 51785
Posted Jan 9, 2013
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Gentoo has issued an update for bzip2. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or potentially compromise a vulnerable system.

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Secunia Security Advisory 51785

Change Mirror Download
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The final version of the CSI 6.0 has been released.
Find out why this is not just another Patch Management solution: http://secunia.com/blog/325/

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TITLE:
Gentoo update for bzip2

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA51785

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/51785/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51785

RELEASE DATE:
2013-01-09

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/51785/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/51785/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51785

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Gentoo has issued an update for bzip2. This fixes a vulnerability,
which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of
Service) or potentially compromise a vulnerable system.

For more information:
SA41452

SOLUTION:
Update to "app-arch/bzip2-1.0.6" or later.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
GLSA 201301-05:
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201301-05.xml

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
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http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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