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CVE-2005-1260

Impact: Low
Public: 2005-02-15

Details

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 and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

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

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