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RHSA-2008:0893: bzip2 security update

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RHSA-2008:0893: bzip2 security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
03/18/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/22/2009
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Bzip2 is a freely available, high-quality data compressor. It provides bothstand-alone compression and decompression utilities, as well as a sharedlibrary for use with other programs.A buffer over-read flaw was discovered in the bzip2 decompression routine.This issue could cause an application linked against the libbz2 library tocrash when decompressing malformed archives. (CVE-2008-1372)Users of bzip2 should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain abackported patch to resolve this issue.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-bzip2
  • redhat-upgrade-bzip2-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-bzip2-libs

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