Debian Security Advisory

DLA-3112-1 bzip2 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
16 Sep 2022
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 944557, Bug 965309.
More information:

This update fixes bzdiff when using it with two compressed files. It also includes a fix to support large files on 32 bit systems.

For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version 1.0.6-9.2~deb10u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your bzip2 packages.

For the detailed security status of bzip2 please refer to its security tracker page at:

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: