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CVE-2005-1260

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2005-02-15

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

bzip2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (hard drive consumption) via a crafted bzip2 file that causes an infinite loop (a.k.a "decompression bomb").

Find out more about CVE-2005-1260 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (bzip2) RHSA-2005:474 2005-06-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 (bzip2) RHSA-2005:474 2005-06-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (bzip2) RHSA-2005:474 2005-06-16

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