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[DSA763] DSA-763-1 zlib

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-763-1 zlib

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Markus Oberhumer discovered a flaw in the way zlib, a library used for
file compression and decompression, handles invalid input. This flaw can
cause programs which use zlib to crash when opening an invalid file.
This problem does not affect the old stable distribution (woody).
For the current stable distribution (sarge), this problem has been fixed
in version 1.2.2-4.sarge.2.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2.3-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your zlib package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-763
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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