Protection Engine Patches for bzip2 vulnerability (CVE-2019-12900)
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Protection Engine Patches for bzip2 vulnerability (CVE-2019-12900)


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Protection Engine for Cloud Services Protection Engine for NAS


Symantec Protection Engine (SPE) patches for bzip2 vulnerability CVE-2019-12900.

See for more information about the vulnerability.


Please download appropriate hotfix, which is attached herewith.

Application procedure of hotfix is as follows:

  1. Stop the SPE service.
  2. Go to SPE install location.
  3. Take back up of original files from install location matching with provided files in patch.
  4. Replace the above files with hotfix provided file.
  5. Ensure the permission to newly copied files are identical to backed-up files.
  6. Restart the SPE service.


Attachments get_app
SPE_7.9.2_HF02_SHA1.txt get_app get_app get_app get_app
SPE_7.0.5_HF08_SHA1.txt get_app get_app