Ubuntu Update for Linux kernel vulnerabilities USN-590-1
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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.
bzip2 vulnerability on Ubuntu 6.06 LTS , Ubuntu 6.10 , Ubuntu 7.04 , Ubuntu 7.10
Updated on 2015-03-25
CVSS Base Score: 4.3