Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : zlib (MDKSA-2005:112)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

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

The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.

Solution :

Update the affected zlib1 and / or zlib1-devel packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18649 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-112.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2096

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