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<glsa id="200903-40">
<title>Analog: Denial of Service</title>
A Denial of Service vulnerability was discovered in Analog.
<product type="ebuild">analog</product>
<announced>March 29, 2009</announced>
<revised>March 29, 2009: 01</revised>
<package name="app-admin/analog" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">6.0-r2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">6.0-r2</vulnerable>
Analog is a a webserver log analyzer.
Diego E. Petteno reported that the Analog package in Gentoo is built
with its own copy of bzip2, making it vulnerable to CVE-2008-1372 (GLSA
<impact type="normal">
A local attacker could place specially crafted log files into a log
directory being analyzed by analog, e.g. /var/log/apache, resulting in
a crash when being processed by the application.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Analog users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=app-admin/analog-6.0-r2&quot;</code>
NOTE: Analog is now linked against the system bzip2 library.
<uri link="">CVE-2008-1372</uri>
<uri link="/security/en/glsa/glsa-200804-02.xml">GLSA 200804-02</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sun, 21 Dec 2008 20:13:59 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 26 Mar 2009 12:22:59 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Thu, 26 Mar 2009 12:23:07 +0000">