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[DSA740] DSA-740-1 zlib

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-740-1 zlib

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

An error in the way zlib handles the inflation of certain compressed
files can cause a program which uses zlib to crash when opening an
invalid file.
This problem does not affect the old stable distribution (woody).
For the stable distribution (sarge), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2.2-4.sarge.1.
For the unstable distribution, this problem has been fixed in version
1.2.2-7.
We recommend that you upgrade your zlib package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-740
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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