bzip2 vulnerability

2008-03-24T00:00:00
ID USN-590-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2008-03-24T00:00:00

Description

It was discovered that bzip2 did not correctly handle certain malformed archives. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted bzip2 archive, applications linked against libbz2 could be made to crash, possibly leading to a denial of service.