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|Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2009 10:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 200903-40 ] Analog: Denial of Service
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: Analog: Denial of Service (GLSA 200903-40)
Date: March 29, 2009
A Denial of Service vulnerability was discovered in Analog.
Analog is a a webserver log analyzer.
Vulnerable: < 6.0-r2
Unaffected: >= 6.0-r2
Architectures: All supported architectures
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
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 ">=app-admin/analog-6.0-r2"
NOTE: Analog is now linked against the system bzip2 library.
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