[pigz-announce] pigz version 2.3.3 released

Mark Adler madler at alumni.caltech.edu
Sat Jan 24 12:29:01 MST 2015

pigz users,

Well, that was a short-lived version.  There were portability issues that are now fixed in 2.3.3, available at http://zlib.net/pigz/


On Jan 24, 2015, at 7:58 AM, Mark Adler <madler at alumni.caltech.edu> wrote:
> pigz users,
> pigz version 2.3.2 has been released and is now available at http://zlib.net/pigz/ .  The main changes since 2.3.1 are:
> - Return a zero exit code when only warnings are issued (this was previously messing up some scripts)
> - Allow a larger maximum blocksize (-b), now 512 MiB (was 4 MiB)
> - Strip any path from the header name for -dN or -dNT (this was a directory traversal vulnerability, CVE-2015-1191)
> - Remove the use of PATH_MAX (turns out PATH_MAX is not what it claims to be)
> - Do not abort on an inflate data error -- continue with the remaining files
> - Check the gzip header CRC, if present
> - Improve decompression error detection and reporting
> Mark

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