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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated zlib packages that fix a buffer overflow vulnerability are now
Zlib is a general-purpose, patent-free, lossless data compression
library that is used by many different programs.
The function gzprintf within zlib, when called with a string longer
than Z_PRINTF_BUFZISE (= 4096 bytes), can overflow without giving a
zlib-1.1.4 and earlier exhibit this behavior. There are no known
exploits of the gzprintf overrun, and only a few programs, including
rpm2html and gimp-print, are known to use the gzprintf function.
The problem has been fixed by checking the length of the output string
See also :
Update the affected zlib and / or zlib-devel packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
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CVE ID: CVE-2003-0107
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