Bug 518278 - (CVE-2009-1884) CVE-2009-1884 perl-Compress-Raw-Bzip2: Off-by-one error in the bzinflate function - DoS (crash)
CVE-2009-1884 perl-Compress-Raw-Bzip2: Off-by-one error in the bzinflate func...
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Product: Security Response
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Reported: 2009-08-19 13:40 EDT by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2016-03-04 07:56 EST (History)
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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2009-08-19 13:40:43 EDT
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2009-1884 to
the following vulnerability:

Off-by-one error in the bzinflate function in Bzip2.xs in the
Compress-Raw-Bzip2 module before 2.018 for Perl allows
context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application
hang or crash) via a crafted bzip2 compressed stream that triggers a
buffer overflow, a related issue to CVE-2009-1391.

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http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1884
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=281955
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=281955
Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2009-08-19 13:42:18 EDT
This issue affects the versions of perl-Compress-Raw-Bzip2 package,
as shipped with Fedora releases of 10 and 11.

This issue affects the versions of perl-Compress-Raw-Bzip2 package,
as shipped within Extra Packages for Enteprise Linux 5 (EPEL-5) project.
Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2009-08-20 03:45:08 EDT
perl-Compress-Raw-Bzip2-2.020-1.fc11 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 11.
http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/perl-Compress-Raw-Bzip2-2.020-1.fc11
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2009-08-20 03:46:01 EDT
perl-Compress-Raw-Bzip2-2.020-1.fc10 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 10.
http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/perl-Compress-Raw-Bzip2-2.020-1.fc10
Comment 4 Marcela Mašláňová 2009-08-20 03:48:04 EDT
Update to the Compress-Raw-Bzip2-2.020 for all mentioned branches.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2009-08-21 21:02:41 EDT
perl-Compress-Raw-Bzip2-2.020-1.fc11 has been pushed to the Fedora 11 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2009-08-21 21:06:58 EDT
perl-Compress-Raw-Bzip2-2.020-1.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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