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MDKSA-2005:196: perl-Compress-Zlib Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the perl-Compress-Zlib package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:196 (perl-Compress-Zlib).

The perl Compress::Zlib module contains an internal copy of the zlib library
that was vulnerable to CVE-2005-1849 and CVE-2005-2096. This library was
updated with version 1.35 of Compress::Zlib. An updated perl-Compress-Zlib
package is now available to provide the fixed module.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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