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MDKSA-2005:112: zlib

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the zlib package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:112 (zlib).

Tavis Ormandy of the Gentoo Security Project discovered a vulnerability in zlib
where a certain data stream would cause zlib to corrupt a data structure,
resulting in the linked application to dump core.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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