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[DSA740] DSA-740-1 zlib Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-740-1 zlib

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
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
We recommend that you upgrade your zlib package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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