Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2189-1 rzip -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
26 Apr 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-8364.
More information:

Agostino Sarubbo of Gentoo discovered a heap buffer overflow write in the rzip program (a compression program for large files) when uncompressing maliciously crafted files.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 2.1-2+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your rzip packages.

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