Debian LTS: DLA-1833-1: bzip2 security update

    Date24 Jun 2019
    CategoryDebian LTS
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Two issues in bzip2, a high-quality block-sorting file compressor, have been fixed. One, CVE-2019-12900, is a out-of-bounds write when using a crafted compressed file. The other, CVE-2016-3189, is a potential
    
    Package        : bzip2
    Version        : 1.0.6-7+deb8u1
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-3189 CVE-2019-12900
    
    
    Two issues in bzip2, a high-quality block-sorting file compressor, have 
    been fixed. One, CVE-2019-12900, is a out-of-bounds write when using a 
    crafted compressed file. The other, CVE-2016-3189, is a potential 
    user-after-free.
    
    
    For Debian 8 "Jessie", these problems have been fixed in version
    1.0.6-7+deb8u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your bzip2 packages.
    
    Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
    
    
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