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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.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">bzip2</product>
<announced>January 09, 2013</announced>
<revised>January 09, 2013: 1</revised>
<bug>338215</bug>
<access>local</access>
<affected>
<package name="app-arch/bzip2" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.0.6</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.0.6</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>bzip2 is a high-quality data compressor used extensively by Gentoo
Linux.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>An integer overflow vulnerability has been discovered in bzip2. Please
review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.
</p>
</description>
<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
condition.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All bzip2 users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=app-arch/bzip2-1.0.6"
</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-0405">CVE-2010-0405</uri>
</references>
<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>
</glsa>