USN-4038-3: bzip2 regression
4 July 2019
USN-4038-1 introduced a regression in bzip2.
- bzip2 - high-quality block-sorting file compressor - utilities
USN-4038-1 fixed a vulnerability in bzip2. The update introduced a regression causing
bzip2 to incorrect raises CRC errors for some files.
We apologize for the inconvenience.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that bzip2 incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.