Chris Evans has reported a vulnerability in bzip2, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the handling of specially crafted bzip2 archives and can be exploited as a so-called "decompression bomb" to consume a large amount of disk space and CPU resources.
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Subject: bzip2 Decompression Denial of Service Vulnerability
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