USN-4500-1: bsdiff vulnerabilities
15 September 2020
bsdiff could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.
- bsdiff - generate/apply a patch between two binary files
It was discovered that bsdiff mishandled certain input. If a user were tricked
into opening a malicious file, an attacker could cause bsdiff to crash or
potentially execute arbitrary code.