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A zlib security update has been released for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6.



RHSA-2023:0975-01: Important: zlib security update



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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Important: zlib security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2023:0975-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:   https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2023:0975
Issue date: 2023-02-28
CVE Names: CVE-2018-25032
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1. Summary:

An update for zlib is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6
Advanced Update Support.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability
from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server AUS (v. 7.6) - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional AUS (v. 7.6) - x86_64

3. Description:

The zlib packages provide a general-purpose lossless data compression
library that is used by many different programs.

Security Fix(es):

* zlib: A flaw found in zlib when compressing (not decompressing) certain
inputs (CVE-2018-25032)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE
page(s) listed in the References section.

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:

  https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

5. Bugs fixed (  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

2067945 - CVE-2018-25032 zlib: A flaw found in zlib when compressing (not decompressing) certain inputs

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server AUS (v. 7.6):

Source:
zlib-1.2.7-18.el7_6.1.src.rpm

x86_64:
zlib-1.2.7-18.el7_6.1.i686.rpm
zlib-1.2.7-18.el7_6.1.x86_64.rpm
zlib-debuginfo-1.2.7-18.el7_6.1.i686.rpm
zlib-debuginfo-1.2.7-18.el7_6.1.x86_64.rpm
zlib-devel-1.2.7-18.el7_6.1.i686.rpm
zlib-devel-1.2.7-18.el7_6.1.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional AUS (v. 7.6):

x86_64:
minizip-1.2.7-18.el7_6.1.i686.rpm
minizip-1.2.7-18.el7_6.1.x86_64.rpm
minizip-devel-1.2.7-18.el7_6.1.i686.rpm
minizip-devel-1.2.7-18.el7_6.1.x86_64.rpm
zlib-debuginfo-1.2.7-18.el7_6.1.i686.rpm
zlib-debuginfo-1.2.7-18.el7_6.1.x86_64.rpm
zlib-static-1.2.7-18.el7_6.1.i686.rpm
zlib-static-1.2.7-18.el7_6.1.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
  https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/

7. References:

  https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-25032
  https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is . More contact
details at   https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

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