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Family: Mandrake Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

MDKSA-2005:112: zlib Vulnerability Scan


Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the zlib package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

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 : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:112
Threat Level: High

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