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USN-590-1: bzip2 vulnerability

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USN-590-1: bzip2 vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
03/18/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

bzlib.c in bzip2 before 1.0.5 allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted file that triggers a buffer over-read, as demonstrated by the PROTOS GENOME test suite for Archive Formats.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libbz2-1-0

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