The read_buf function in stream.c in rzip 2.1 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted archive.
Created rzip tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1447397]
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