Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1833-2 bzip2 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 18 Jul 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-12900.
- More information:
The original fix for CVE-2019-12900 in bzip2, a high-quality block-sorting file compressor, introduces regressions when extracting certain lbzip2 files which were created with a buggy libzip2. Please see https://bugs.debian.org/931278 for more information.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1.0.6-4+deb7u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your bzip2 packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS