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rPath alert rPSA-2010-0058-1 (bzip2)

From:  rPath Update Announcements <>
Subject:  rPSA-2010-0058-1 bzip2 bzip2-extras
Date:  Sun, 17 Oct 2010 10:28:53 -0400
Message-ID:  <4cbb0825.HwKmXarXWJ/>

rPath Security Advisory: 2010-0058-1 Published: 2010-10-17 Products: rPath Appliance Platform Linux Service 2 rPath Linux 2 Rating: Informational Exposure Level Classification: Indirect User Deterministic Unauthorized Access Updated Versions: rPath Issue Tracking System: References: Description: Previous releases of bzip2 were vulnerable to an integer overflow in the BZ2_decompress function, which could allow arbitrary code execution via a crafted bzipped file. This has been fixed. Copyright 2010 rPath, Inc. This file is distributed under the terms of the MIT License. A copy is available at

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