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[DSA740] DSA-740-1 zlib Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
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
This problem does not affect the old stable distribution (woody).
For the stable distribution (sarge), this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution, this problem has been fixed in version
We recommend that you upgrade your zlib package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-740
Threat Level: High
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