rPSA-2008-0118-1 bzip2 Mar 21 2008 10:50PM
rPath Update Announcements (announce-noreply rpath com)
rPath Security Advisory: 2008-0118-1
Published: 2008-03-21
rPath Linux 1
rPath Appliance Platform Linux Service 1

Rating: Minor
Exposure Level Classification:
Indirect Deterministic Denial of Service
Updated Versions:

rPath Issue Tracking System:

Previous versions of the bzip2 package are vulnerable to a Denial
of Service in which an attacker can provide a malformed archive
file that will cause applications such as bunzip2 reading the file
to crash. It has not been determined that this vulnerability can
be exploited to execute malicious code.


Copyright 2008 rPath, Inc.
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