CVE-2005-1260

NameCVE-2005-1260
Descriptionbzip2 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").
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-741-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
bzip2 (PTS)wheezy1.0.6-4fixed
jessie1.0.6-7fixed
stretch, sid1.0.6-8fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
bzip2source(unstable)1.0.2-7medium
bzip2sourcewoody1.0.2-1.woody5lowDSA-741-1

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