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Avast and a decompression bomb?

Discussion in 'General Security' started by manomina, Oct 7, 2008.

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  1. manomina

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    I have a lot of ISO files and when I run Avast, it will find one or two and say it's a decompression bomb.

    I found that all that means is it's a file that unpacks to an enormous amount of data - thus "flooding" the unpacking engine as an ISO will do.

    It doesn't say ALL my ISOs are like that so I'm curious if it is something I should be worried about?
     

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