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From: Mark Wielaard <>
Cc: "Cedric Buissart" <>,
	"Jakub Martiško" <>,
	"Armin Kuster" <>,
	"Mark Wielaard" <>
Subject: [PATCH] bzip2recover: Fix use after free issue with outFile.
Date: Tue, 01 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)


bzip2 lost its domain and got a new home at
It also didn't see a release for a very long time. Causing various patches
used by distros to not have been integrated upstream. We are trying to
collect them all and do a new release.

The following patch comes from Fedora.
Please let us know if we missed some others.



bzip2recover.c (main): Make sure to set outFile to NULL when done.

This was reported as CVE-2016-3189 and found in multiple distributions.

Some more analysis can be found in:
 bzip2recover.c | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/bzip2recover.c b/bzip2recover.c
index 1a70e04..a955d60 100644
--- a/bzip2recover.c
+++ b/bzip2recover.c
@@ -458,6 +458,7 @@ Int32 main ( Int32 argc, Char** argv )
             bsPutUChar ( bsWr, 0x50 ); bsPutUChar ( bsWr, 0x90 );
             bsPutUInt32 ( bsWr, blockCRC );
             bsClose ( bsWr );
+            outFile = NULL;
          if (wrBlock >= rbCtr) break;

                 reply	other threads:[~2019-06-23 22:59 UTC|newest]

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