MDKSA-2004:090 - Updated zlib packages
Posted on: 09/08/2004 08:09 AM

Updated zlib packages are available for Mandrakelinux 10.0
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Mandrakelinux Security Update Advisory
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Package name: zlib
Advisory ID: MDKSA-2004:090
Date: September 7th, 2004

Affected versions: 10.0
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Problem Description:

Due to a Debian bug report, a Denial of Service vulnerability was discovered in the zlib compression library versions 1.2.x, in the inflate() and inflateBack() functions. Older versions of zlib are not affected.

Once the updated packages have been installed, all programs linked against zlib must be restarted for the new packages to take effect.

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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0797
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Updated Packages:

Mandrakelinux 10.0:
a9299193c467df186f5ec74438b7f39e 10.0/RPMS/zlib1-1.2.1-2.1.100mdk.i586.rpm
77e1313ce85f26c83f6b994606dceb5a 10.0/RPMS/zlib1-devel-1.2.1-2.1.100mdk.i586.rpm
bfc9a9419f3c7daf4a226383d6be6ea6 10.0/SRPMS/zlib-1.2.1-2.1.100mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 10.0/AMD64:
954d58fcaa1576278f8c71de40361d72 amd64/10.0/RPMS/zlib1-1.2.1-2.1.100mdk.amd64.rpm
976edb0aa85913b28ef38b7d5efd2fbd amd64/10.0/RPMS/zlib1-devel-1.2.1-2.1.100mdk.amd64.rpm
bfc9a9419f3c7daf4a226383d6be6ea6 amd64/10.0/SRPMS/zlib-1.2.1-2.1.100mdk.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrakeUpdate or urpmi. The verification of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

All packages are signed by Mandrakesoft for security. You can obtain the GPG public key of the Mandrakelinux Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandrakelinux at:

http://www.mandrakesoft.com/security/advisories

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_linux-mandrake.com


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