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rPSA-2008-0118-1 bzip2

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.


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