Debian Security Advisory

DLA-955-1 rzip -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
26 May 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 861614.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-8364.
More information:

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

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2.1-1+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your rzip packages.

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