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Date: Tue, 4 Jun 2019 03:13:14 +0200
From: Thomas Deutschmann <>
Subject: Re: Crash / fix in bzip2


in Gentoo Linux we are shipping [1] for a while.

Please note that this change will break some bzip2 archives which were
created with lbzip2 because lbzip2 sometimes exceeded BZ_MAX_SELECTORS.

There's a patch for lbzip2 [2] (not yet published in a release) to avoid
that problem for new archives...

See also:

Thomas Deutschmann / Gentoo Security Team
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