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Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2011 14:22:13 +0200
From: Hanno Böck <>
Subject: Re: Request for CVE Identifier: bzexe insecure
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Am Fri, 28 Oct 2011 07:48:16 -0400 (EDT)
schrieb Ramon de C Valle <>:

> This is a security issue reported by vladz in bzexe. This is a low
> impact security issue, since bzexe is rarely used and the race
> condition window is very narrow, but still exploitable.

Have you checked if this also affects gzexe? It is pretty much the same
as bzexe, just using gzip instead of bzip2. (afaik, no xzexe exists)

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