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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.844573
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu: Security Advisory for bsdiff (USN-4500-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'bsdiff'; package(s) announced via the USN-4500-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'bsdiff'
package(s) announced via the USN-4500-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
It was discovered that bsdiff mishandled certain input. If a user were tricked
into opening a malicious file, an attacker could cause bsdiff to crash or
potentially execute arbitrary code.

Affected Software/OS:
'bsdiff' package(s) on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
7.2

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-9862
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jul/msg00000.html
BugTraq ID: 91824
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91824
FreeBSD Security Advisory: FreeBSD-SA-16:25
https://security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-16:25.bspatch.asc
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2020/Jul/8
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202003-44
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/11/msg00028.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2020/07/09/2
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036438
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:1977 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-08/msg00026.html
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4500-1/
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