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<glsa id="201301-05">
<title>bzip2: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code</title>
<synopsis>An integer overflow vulnerability has been found in bzip2 and could
result in execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service.
<product type="ebuild">bzip2</product>
<announced>January 09, 2013</announced>
<revised>January 09, 2013: 1</revised>
<package name="app-arch/bzip2" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.0.6</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.0.6</vulnerable>
<p>bzip2 is a high-quality data compressor used extensively by Gentoo
<p>An integer overflow vulnerability has been discovered in bzip2. Please
review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted
compressed file using bzip2, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary
code with the privileges of the process, or a Denial of Service
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All bzip2 users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=app-arch/bzip2-1.0.6"
<uri link="">CVE-2010-0405</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:37:01 +0000">craig</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Wed, 09 Jan 2013 00:39:55 +0000">craig</metadata>